Caged. Pacing back and forth. Longing for release. For freedom. In the background. This is my response to the latest Weekly Photo Challenge from The Daily Post at WordPress.
faces at the zoo
Zoo. Prison or preserve? Our responsibility to protect wildlife? Our desire to control, classify, incarcerate? Roaring, railing, roaming, ranging. Restrained by railings and ramparts? Animals looking out, humans looking in? The reverse? Need we do this? If not, would we suffer, would our knowledge of the world be diminished? Animals. Are we any better?