I fear animals regard man as a creature of their own kind which has in a highly dangerous fashion lost its healthy animal reasonas the mad animal, as the laughing animal, as the weeping animal, as the unhappy animal.
I am afraid that the animals regard man as a creature like themselves which has lost its sound animal wits in a most dangerous waythat they regard him as the deranged animal, as the laughing animal, as the weeping animal, as the unhappy animal.
The zoo cannot but disappoint. The public purpose of zoos is to offer visitors the opportunity of looking at animals. Yet nowhere in a zoo can a stranger encounter the look of an animal. At the most, the animal's gaze flickers and passes on. They look sideways. They look blindly beyond.