Memory Alpha
Memory Alpha

Kirk, Spock, and McCoy observe an aquatic creature in the Lactra VII zoo

A zoo, or zoological garden, was a place where animals and plants were kept in captivity to observe and study their characteristics. Zoos were managed by zookeepers. (VOY: "Life Line")

In 2254, The Keeper offered to help Christopher Pike with the reclaiming of Talos IV's surface by furnishing a wide variety of plants from the zoological gardens. (TOS: "The Cage", "The Menagerie, Part II")

In 2266, Doctor McCoy described a microscopic view of a virus on Earth Two as "a veritable zoo of bacteria." (TOS: "Miri")

In 2269, the crew of the USS Ariel was captured by the Lactrans on a survey mission. They were placed in a Lactran zoo until they were freed, about six weeks later, by the crew of the USS Enterprise. (TAS: "The Eye of the Beholder")

Doctor Mora Pol was concerned that Odo would be placed in a prison or even a zoo if the reason for him repeatedly transforming into a dangerous creature, in mid-2370, was not discovered. (DS9: "The Alternate")

Brentalia, a planet that served as a sanctuary for endangered species, included a zoo. (TNG: "Imaginary Friend")

During a meeting between high-ranking members of the Federation Alliance in 2374, Romulan Senator Letant made a derogatory remark against Martok, telling an aide, "Klingons can be quite entertaining, don't you agree? Every Romulan zoo should have a pair!" (DS9: "Tears of the Prophets")

Amanda Rogers' parents used to jokingly refer to her three dogs as her zoo. (TNG: "True Q")

In In AT: "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad", Rainn Wilson suggested that the Gormagander seen in "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad" was sourced by the Klingons from "some intergalactic zoo somewhere" in which they probably tortured it.

Specific zoos

See also

External link