Rhino One Thing, Episode 14 Is Emusing

Episode 14: The Zoo

Blister and Madam Putreska investigate the rhino theft at the Blaakrust Zoo. While there, Blister reunites with some familiar faces. And, Orville Whitmore reveals his ties to Dr. van Sangfreud.

For the Curious

Investigate zoos over time using these resources:

A brief yet comprehensive history of zoos…

Why do we collect animals and how has it changed our relationship to animals over time?

“Animal Welfare and the Future of Zoos” a TEDTalk by Ron Kagan

“We Are All Connected with Nature” a TEDTalk by Nixiwaka Yawanawa

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Featured image “Male lion in Tarsus Zoo” CC BY-SA 4.0 by Nedim Ardoğa

By jenmichellemason

Jenny is a story hunter. She has explored foreign countries, canyon mazes, and burial crypts to gather the facts that make good stories. Once, she sniffed a 200-year-old skull...for research purposes. Jenny received an M.Phil from Trinity College Dublin and holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from VCFA. She has authored nearly 20 STEM books for young readers. Her inquisitive and funny nonfiction articles have appeared in Mountain Flyer, Cobblestone, and Muse magazines. Jenny also works as a freelance copy writer for nonprofits and small businesses.

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