I am a happy, young ape! I enjoy being someone's pet!
I am an angry adult ape! Get out of my territory or I will maul you!
Our zoo wants a new lion! I am doing research to find out what is needed to care for one!
Since we are invasive and have no natural predators here, let's eat all the native animals!
There are some animals, including lions and apes, that transform from being docile in their youth to more territorial as they mature.
Vogel notes that the Monterey Bay Aquarium has a full-time veterinarian on staff, while Castro says that zoos put a lot of research into finding out how to provide the right environment for the animal.
Roberts says that this has caused a population of non-native Burmese pythons to thrive in Florida’s Everglades.