These guys are on the path...using modern technology to help us appreciate the true nature of the world;
It's a start.
Unzoo the zoo
Quote from the home page
Zoos have existed in their present form for nearly two-hundred years, originally intended to present the curious public with a host of exotic species which they would have likely never seen otherwise. But while these facilities have certainly helped educate and inspire generations since to the wonders of the natural world, zoos by design can only offer a filtered glimpse of the animals they contain -- with the creatures themselves paying the price for this experience through their lives of confinement.
Our captivation, however, needn't require their captivity....