Zoo Quotes

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. John Berger

The London zoo is an animal microcosm of London, and even the lions, as a rule, behave as if they had been born in South Kensington. Leonard Woolf

Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings. Evan Esar

Someone told me it’s all happening at the zoo. Paul Simon

The quizzical expression of the monkey at the zoo comes from his wondering whether he is his brother’s keeper, or his keeper’s brother. Evan Esar