THE ZOO, or, Should Zoos Be Abolished?

A zoo should be truly excellent and outstanding; there should be no second-class or second-rate zoos. Cities with mediocre zoos should close them; cities and/or regions which desire a zoo should invest in a world-class one.  The idea of abolishing zoos for humane reasons offers appeal, yet the Bronx and San Diego Zoos seem worthwhile, …