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Professor Daniel Bender discusses the Toronto Zoo

May 19, 2017

With workers on strike and the resulting closure of the Toronto Zoo last week, some residents have been questioning whether the city needs animal attractions in 2017. With his new book The Animal Game: Searching for Wildness at the American Zoo published last year, Professor Daniel Bender was called on to comment on the complex issues surrounding zoos for the Toronto Star.

Learn more about Professor Bender's research on the history of zoos in U of T News.


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Professor Dan Bender.
Professor Daniel Bender. Photo credit: Ken Jones.