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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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It's a beautiful and sunny day at the Zoo! Check out our giraffes soaking up some rays, live on our webcam. www.houstonzoo.org/meet-the-animals/giraffe-barn-cam/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Its a beautiful and sunny day at the Zoo! Check out our giraffes soaking up some rays, live on our webcam. http://www.houstonzoo.org/meet-the-animals/giraffe-barn-cam/

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Christin Maciel MooreIs a bigger giraffe enclosure a possibility in the future? It's just so small in comparison to some if the other amazing habitats the other animals have. Love the zoo and all y'all do to try and help.

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Monica HernandezEstela Claros chirris need a fb so she can watch the giraffes all the time 🙊🙊

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Linda KavWhy did the zebras leave? They all got along so well. I miss them in with the giraffes and ostrichs.

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Alyssa SobrevillaGilberto Cardenas I really want to see the Giraffes & feed them😭 We should go babe?

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Helen FrietchWatch the animal cams all the time. Thanks for providing the opportunity to watch them.

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Casey McaninchOh my goodness I love these giraffes

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Lori FitzgeraldLove your zoo cams!

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Tasha BhagwandinAlexis this should be us

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Charles KnieriemenWhat isn't the Elephants web cam on the mobile website?

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Gilberto CardenasNext week we can go

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Paul BadyLol so cute

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Jana Lynn ConklinKinsey babies!

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H-Town Fun - Find Fun in HoustonThe weather is perfect for a trip to the Houston Zoo.

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We’ve got a team ready to take your old electronics from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. thanks to Verizon! Pull right up to our drop-off drive-through at the Zoo’s Medical Center entrance and we’ll help you unload your old and unused devices. Recycling electronics reduces the need to obtain new materials from mines in Central Africa, home to animals like chimpanzees, gorillas, okapis, and mandrills. Thanks for protecting wildlife! ... See MoreSee Less

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We’ve got a team ready to take your old electronics from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. thanks to Verizon! Pull right up to our drop-off drive-through at the Zoo’s Medical Center entrance and we’ll help you unload your old and unused devices. Recycling electronics reduces the need to obtain new materials from mines in Central Africa, home to animals like chimpanzees, gorillas, okapis, and mandrills. Thanks for protecting wildlife!

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Lori RozWe did it! 💓💓💓

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Alexis JuneBoo. Very little notice. Suggestions on where to drop after today?

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Ron ForgerThank you, Houston Zoo, for this civic project that will benefit animals, and reduce the accumulation of electronics in landfills.

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Eric NordenstromProbably won't be able to make it. Is there a place to recycle electronics in Houston?

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Kerstin AlanderAny chance ya'll are going to be talking them a little longer? I could be there by 1:15?

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Tiffany N AdamWe donated 6 cell phones, a computer, and a printer today! 🐒

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Snap LaneWish I had known earlier ....

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Ruben MartinezWhere are they recycled?

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