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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

1,677 words, approx. 6 pages
Zoological Parks As far back as the historical record goes, there is evidence of people keeping wild animals in cages. During the Middle Ages in Europe, rare and exotic animals, and occasionally even ... Read more
1,966 words, approx. 7 pages
Renaissance Botanical and Zoological Gardens Overview Throughout the Middle Ages, Europeans regarded plants and animals from a very pragmatic viewpoint. Plants were seen as sources of food, medicines,... Read more
2,538 words, approx. 9 pages
Zoos Collecting and displaying live animals, often from exotic locales and faraway continents, has been part of human life for at least 4,500 years. Originally featured in royal or imperial parks and ... Read more
1,598 words, approx. 6 pages
Zoo Zoos are institutions for exhibiting and studying wild animals. Many contemporary zoos have also made environmental education and the conservation of biodiversity part of their mission. "... Read more
1,480 words, approx. 5 pages
Zoos Evidence suggests that humans first domesticated animals beginning about 10,000 B.C.E., but collecting wild and exotic animals did not begin until about 3,000 B.C.E. During the next few millennia... Read more