Clowning chimps dancing dolphins: Exotic animal acts in New Zealand

Year 11 Skill Level 1.3 Skill Level 1.2 NCEA AS91040

Key Competencies:

Conduct a social inquiry


Identify changes in people’s understanding of marine mammals and great apes over the last half century, explore the emergence of people’s philosophies about animal rights and involvement in animal rights movements over that time, and describe the changes that these developments have brought about in people’s attitudes within New Zealand society.

Social Studies
Marine mammal parks Circuses Animals in entertainment
Key Competencies
Social inquiry