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HSUS, top zoos can together be a force for good

In contrast to the AZA’s very meaningful accreditation program, a group called the Zoological Association of America (ZAA) “accredits” facilities that don’t meet the established group’s strict standards. The ZAA works to block legislation to ban private ownership of dangerous wild animals, and even to weaken the Endangered Species Act. Photo by Kathy Milani/The HSUS As if there isn’t enough misunderstanding in the world nowadays, a few voices in the zoo community have scolded the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) for inviting me to give a keynote presentation at the opening session at the group’s annual conference that kicked off today in Indianapolis – a gathering that attracted about .
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