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How to have an ethical wildlife experience

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 31: It’s an incredible and primordial experience to encounter wildlife, one that is essential to existing in the ecosystem of the world, teaching us about our place in it and inspiring us to take better care of its majestic nature. But it’s an experience that is at risk. With animal extinction on the rise and with many experiences catering to human comfort over animal welfare, there are unfortunately many problems with animal tourism today, ranging from zoos to the animals' natural habitats.But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a right way to do it! Click through to see how to have ethical animal encounters and enjoy wildlife responsibly, so that we can protect these creatures and continue to allow future generations this magical experience.

How to have an ethical wildlife experience

It’s an incredible and primordial experience to encounter wildlife, one that is essential to existing in the ecosystem of the world, teaching us about our place in it and inspiring us to take better care of its majestic nature. But it’s an experience that is at risk. With animal extinction on the rise and with many experiences catering to human comfort over animal welfare, there are unfortunately many problems with animal tourism today, ranging from zoos to the animals' natural habitats.

But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a right way to do it! Click through to see how to have ethical animal encounters and enjoy wildlife responsibly, so that we can protect these creatures and continue to allow future generations this magical experience.

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