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Going to the zoo is a deeply American experience. Top zoos claim their mission is more than just family fun, they educate visitors and foster conservation. "From Cages to Conservation American Zoos: Inside Out" looks at whether top zoos are living up to these claims.

When television networks like Animal Planet routinely bring images of the wild into living rooms, do zoos still play a role in educating the public about animals? Should some animals - like elephants - be held in captivity at all?

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