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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 education familyenrichment conservation the many The of In a twelve year span, The percentage of zoos and aquariums that report conducting research, that list research as an objective of the institution, and that have a research committee department have all increased (Stoinski). Zoos research Zoos provide a great place to learn about animals, their environments, and the waysthat people can contribute tothe biodiversity of the planet. Parents take their children to zoos hoping to give them the development of healthy lifestyles and sound moral values (Fraser). These views are shared throughfamily leisure times and bondingexperiences that can take place at institutions such as zoos and aquariums. Captive breeding is also important to prepare in advance in case of a devastating decrease in a population due to typical environmental factors (Conde). Zoos also use captive breeding as a form of conservation to ensure the survival of many species that are at risk of becoming endangered or extinct. Many zoos make creative andinteractive exhibits to contributeto the education that takes place at these institutions. PositiveInfluences Sources: Coe, Jon C. "Design and Perception: Making the Zoo Experience Real." Zoo Biology 4.2 (1985): 197-208. Wiley Online Library. Web. 15 Nov. 2014.Conde, D. A., N. Flesness, F. Colchero, O. R. Jones, and A. Scheuerlein. "An Emerging Role of Zoos to Conserve Biodiversity." Science 18 Mar. 2011: 1390-391. Web. 15 Nov. 2014.Fraser, John. "The Anticipated Utility of Zoos for Developing Moral Concern in Children." Curator: The Museum Journal 52.4 (2009): 349-61. Wiley Online Library. Web. 15 Nov. 2014.Hasselbacher, Stacy. "Take a Field Trip without Leaving the Classroom: Museums, Zoos, and Interactive Videoconferencing." Multimedia & Internet@Schools 14.4 (2007) July-Aug. Web. 15 Nov. 2014.Rahbek, Carsten. "Captive Breedinga Useful Tool in the Preservation of Biodiversity?" Biodiversity and Conservation 2.4 (1993): 426-37. Springer Link. Web. 15 Nov. 2014.Stoinski, Tara S., Kristen E. Lukas, and Terry L. Maple. "A Survey of Research in North American Zoos and Aquariums." Zoo Biology17.3 (1998): 167-80. Wiley Online Library. Web. 15 Nov. 2014.
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