What are the most common complaints that the zoo animals have?
What are some of the things that the animals state that they like about their life in the zoo?
How might these animal interviews had been different if animals from a circus or amusement park zoo had been interviewed instead?
What makes a good zoo?
Read: Stanford students ease life in the zoo
Through a unique experience at San Francisco Zoo, Stanford students learn how to apply principles of animal behavior to design environmental enrichments that benefit both the animals and the complex mission of a zoo.
Discussion: Is mental stimulation through environmental enrichment equally important as nutrition and veterinary care? Why or why not?