Non Human People

Is it ethical to exhibit animals in enclosures? Following Argentina’s decision to grant a chimpanzee non-human rights, the role of zoos is being rethought. People are increasingly calling for a change and to stop locking animals into small enclosures. One idea is to support the animals’ original habitat so that species can thrive in their own environment.

Barcelona is one of the pioneering cities redesigning its zoo. We meet the conservationists creating a sanctuary for dolphins around the Greek island of Lipsi, as well as hearing the case of Cecilia, the Argentinian chimpanzee that became severely depressed after being left alone in a cage.


  • Year: 2018
  • Duration: 35 mins
  • Production: TV3
  • Director: Lluís Jené
  • Available Versions: ENG
  • Country of production: Spain

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