Dr. Joel Parrott, Executive Director of the Oakland Zoo

by | Mar 21, 2005

Dr. Joel Parrott, Executive Director of the Oakland Zoo–considered by many, including those staunchly anti-zoo, to be one of the best zoos anywhere–discusses what traits he feels constitute a great zoo, philosophical & more tangible changes he’s embraced and implemented in his 20-plus years at the Oakland Zoo, his views on the complex issue of zoos exhibiting elephants, and more. [www.OaklandZoo.org]

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