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How is this related to Wildlife Conservation – really? Yes, there is a method and message, to our madness…

Palm Oil and The Great Chocolate Debate. It can help save the lives of Orangutans and many other species living on Borneo and Sumatra. Palm oil is a form of edible vegetable oil produced from the African oil plam tree (Elaeis guineensis) which has been planted on plantations throughout Malaysia and Indonesia, home to some of the world’s most endangered wildlife. These plantations replace tropical rainforest acreage in staggering numbers.

Rainforest? No. Palm Oil Plantation? Yes.

What we are asking you to do is to be a responsible consumer and purchase products from companies which either do not use palm oil or are part of the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm oil. You can do that by taking a quick look at this Orangutan Friendly Palm Oil Valentine Guide.

To learn more about the issues facing wildlife and palm oil just link here.



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We were honored to show Olympic gold medalists, Simone Biles and Aly Raisman, around the Zoo! Houston is proud of you both! ... See MoreSee Less

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We were honored to show Olympic gold medalists, Simone Biles and Aly Raisman, around the Zoo! Houston is proud of you both!

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Joe N ClarisaHahaha! Yeah a zoo worker totally freaked me out. I was rushing to get to my husband and our baby and daughter. I was left behind with the stroller and our other son. My husband was speaking to a different zoo worker when another one, a guy, jumps in front of me, blocks my way and says THIS AREA IS CLOSED , this WHOLE AREA IS CLOSEDDD! My husband standing a few feet behind him..I was DUMBFOUNDED..like all I'm trying to do is get to my husband and kids geez man. I didn't say anything but I felt so stupid. Then I figured someone was feeding the giraffes that they didn't want anyone coming close to, and yup, a few minutes later these two young ladies come out. I had no idea. All I wanted was to get my family and feed some giraffes. Wish they had a nicer way of approaching people. At least this particular guy.

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Doris HillSo cute! And is that GiGi the youngest giraffe in the Houston Zoo?

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Ashlee SalvaChristina Tuffly Moak (Nina) what a great day that would be running into them at the zoo!

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Jacquelyn SpiersCarlos, this is why I should be at the zoo all day every day!

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Cheyann WeinachtBryan Horton we will walk in the footsteps of olympians!

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Ryan HoeselCome over to Puffabelly's in Old Town Spring. Y'all know some Fried Pickles sound enticing :) Feed the giraffes then swing by!!

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LaCandace MotenWas the lions sleep? Cause then some lazy lions😂

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Hayden IveyAnna Ivey AHHHHH JELLY WHY DIDN'T I GET TO MEET THEM?!?!?

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Brooke FletcherBrian we should have gone to the zoo today!

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Gladys Z. MendozaSaw them while waiting to feed the giraffes on Sunday!!

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Crecensio FloresAre they here? I want to meet Aly.

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Dania TurnerHow fun

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Rachel Annalise HuygenSam !!! we barely missed them

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Erin Rheannon AshToo cute!! All 3 of ya! 😎👉

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Laura NavaMichael Gonzalez should have taken to day off instead!!

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Phillips CourtneyGayla Starr Kirshnerscratch the hat. Zoo it is!!! Lol

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Anissa DelaCruzAwww sweet! 😜

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Debbie Johnson WaskowLucky girls! Talented too and a well deserved private tour.

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Casey Mcaninchi love this pic and the giraffee also way to go girls

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Amanda QuirkMegan Moore OMG WE COULD HAVE SEE THEM!!!

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Sarah TaftWHAT!!!!

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Bre LopezJohn Lopez your bae is at the zoo lol

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Tish RamirezLadies... I hope ya'll have an awesome time at the Houston Zoo! We love it! My household is so proud of all of the Olympians..... but hold ya'll a little closely in our thoughts! Have fun local ladies!

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