Episode 3: The Origin of the Zoo

Episode 3: The Origin of the Zoo

Did you know a polar bear used to call the tower of London home? Or that the Holy Roman Emperor loved a a good lion? From the playthings of the elite, sprung centres of learning and conservation that would come to be the modern zoos we know today...But hold your horses, cause there’s an elephant in the room. Quite literally. Zoo’s have a much darker past and possibly present than you may think...

“The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” - Mahatma Gandhi

So join us in Episode 3 as we delve into the dark world of the zoo where we let the (big) cat out of the bag...


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