1000 Flowers for the Planet - #397 Adopt an Animal
Zoos around the world are doing their best to care for animals using various avenues. Some are ensuring their animals are housed in decent cages/surroundings. Many have breeding programs and some do valuable research into specific species to try to prevent them becoming endangered, or worse, extinct. Many zoos do not take enough money at the gate to even feed the animals they have. They need further assistance to ensure their valuable work continues, and to that end they have programs whereby people can adopt an animal. This means a financial contribution towards the preservation of the animal of your choice. Some ideas to head you in the right direction:
or check for options in your own country. As we approach the New Year and its resolutions, think about adding one more to your list of resolutions – the support of your favourite animal through an ‘adopt an animal’ program, and help save a threatened species.