On Saturday my husband and I decided to visit Belfast Zoo as the last treat of our summer holidays. I have to admit I was really excited as I love seeing animals and the day promised beautiful creatures, a picnic and some quality time with the other half. I was not disappointed. Belfast Zoo has a really wonderful selection of animals to see and learn about, plus the design of the enclosures means you get quite close to the animals.
If we love animals so much, so much that we want them as pets, to see them whenever we want in zoos or on the television, if we truly loved them that much we would forgoe the pleasure of seeing them at our convenience and we would be preserving their habitats so that they could be free. The knowledge that they would be in their own environments would be enough to fulfill us. If only we humans weren't so selfish.