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Zoos stand at the intersection of the natural world and modern advancements. There are over 10,000 zoos in the world and they contain many parts of the wild, but they can only do so with the help of current innovations. Nature is designed to balance the needs of wild animals in a way that perpetuates the cycle of energy and life, but how do man-made structures mimic this cycle?We are going to dive into the world of sustainability in relation to zoos. After all, these facilities are sustaining more than just a few interesting animals.