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Caring is conservation for the LA Zoo's Jason Jacobs

People hold a range of opinions about whether zoos are good places for animals. Critics argue that enclosures for large animals can confine them too much and harm their mental health. Zoo advocates say the animal exhibits offer valuable educational opportunities to children and other people who can’t travel to view creatures in the wild. The man in charge of navigating between passionate people at both ends of the spectrum at the Los Angeles Zoo is Jason Jacobs.