This book isthe first critical anthology to examine the controversial history of the zooby focusing on its close relationship with screen media histories andtechnologies. Individual chapters address the representation of zoologicalspaces in classical and contemporary Hollywood cinema, documentary andanimation, amateur and avant-garde film, popular television and online media. TheZoo and Screen Media: Images of Exhibition and Encounter provides anew map of twentieth-century human-animal relations by exploring how the zoo,that modern apparatus for presenting living animals to human audiences, hasitself been represented across a diverse range of moving image media.