Frost Science Museum: Cancel cruel shark & crocodile exhibits
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Please sign to urge Frost Science Museum to CANCEL their cruel shark and crocodile exhibits. Frost Science Museum opens on May 8th and plans to display both sharks and crocodiles despite the fact that these two animals, especially, suffer greatly in captivity.
- Sharks in captivity die much younger than their wild counterparts. The typical lifespan of a captive shark is HALF that of a shark in the wild.
- Crocodiles ALWAYS experience stress in captivity, which is worsened by even the slightest change to their environment, noise levels, and other animals. Even in the “best” captive conditions possible they will suffer.
It is completely ridiculous for Frost Science Museum to keep sharks and crocodiles captive in their new museum when these animals are so common to South Florida. South Florida visitors could just as easily take an eco tour and see these same animals in their natural environment.
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