Here are five things you need to know about zoo safety and how you can keep your kids safe:
- Never Taunt The Animals
Just because animals don’t understand verbal commands, it doesn’t mean they can’t read body language. Animals know when you’re taunting them.
Actions like beating your chest in front of gorilla exhibit or growling at other animals could translates at threats to them as proven in this clip above.
No matter how hard the glasses are at zoo enclosures, they’re still able to break.
Some zoos have open concept exhibitions that let animals with mild temperaments roam freely it’s never 100 percent safe. Kids could taunt animals thinking that it’s okay and these animals, when threatened won’t hold back when it comes to attacking them.
All it takes is one wrong move for your child to fall into an enclosure.
From understanding why they shouldn’t be knocking on the glass panel to not taunting the animal, it’s good to teach kids to respect the animals in the enclosures.