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 Definition Facility in which animals are confined within enclosures, displayed to the public, and in which they may also be bred. [d] [e]

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I started this article from scratch here at Citizendium. --Ian Johnson 09:45, 11 September 2007 (CDT)

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I think that the current definition is wrong. Most modern zoos take more scientific (and also more animal-friendly) approach. Amusing the public is not the main purpoce of the zoos anymore. Biological study, preservation and breeding of the animals are becoming more and more important nowdays. Vitaly Volkov 08:27, 6 May 2008 (CDT)