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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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Happy #WildWed from Stone Zoo!

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This #WildWed, get up close and personal for snack-time with Linne’s two-toed sloths Lunesta and baby Molasses!

Fun fact: sloths are omnivores but eat a mainly vegetarian diet. Sweet potatoes are a favorite treat for the sloth family here at Stone Zoo!

To learn more about baby Molasses, check out:
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I'm trying to imagine a wild sloth trying to catch a meat based meal. I can see why they usually eat vegetables.

I wish Houston had more sloths

Too cute

Sweat babies

Victoria Garcia

Amy Painter

Katrina Thompson

Ileana Gutierrez look 😍

Selena Jimenez

Meagan Lauren Silva

Lynn Xie Hevony Rodriguez

Megan Davis Sivek

Wendy Beauchamp

Jenny Porter

Heidy Santamaria


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We might be biased, but we're thinking #TapirTuesday should be a thing... ... See MoreSee Less


We might be biased, but were thinking #TapirTuesday should be a thing...

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I just wanted to take a minute to thank the Houston Zoo for all the great work you do. We have been members for the last 4 years and I have been taking my three kids there since they were babies. I can see that the zoo always strives to make continuous improvements and make everyone's visit enjoyable. Our latest visit was this last Saturday where we were greeted by a very friendly employee at the gate and got to enjoy many of the animals. Highlights included the baby tapir, orangutan, and tiger feeding/keeper talk. Thanks for all you do, Houston Zoo!!

Cindy show Conner this. He rode on a Tapir on the carrousel on Saturday!

No, not biased! It should totally be a thing.

Is he out for public viewing yet?

Alex here's the baby we saw Sunday!😍

we saw him on sunday and he was pretty cute!

We saw him Saturday and he was adorable!

awe. such a cutie

Saw this baby yesterday. What a cutie!!


Oh my goodness cuteness alert


Literally the reason I went the other day

Terminal cuteness!

My favorite animal!!!

Jessie Kate we saw him!!!!!

O. M. G. Daniel Head 😍😍😍

Remy Crabtree look at da puppy

Gessica Grape Hannah Grape Angela Grape Victoria Lynn Polasek 😍😍😍😍

Baleigh Hildebrandt Audree needs to see this!

Nelson Tassin

Rachel Annalise Huygen What's his name?

Katie Plaeger I NEED HIM

Jessica Cheng omg

Megan Pounds!!

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