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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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Houston, it's time to meet your new (giraffe) bachelor! Please help us welcome Joshua.
Joshua joins the Houston Zoo family at the recommendation of the Giraffe Species Survival Plan (SSP) of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, with hopes for him to sire calves with female Masai giraffes in the Houston herd. Learn more on our blog: www.houstonzoo.org/blog/joshua-next-giraffe-bachelor/
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Houston, its time to meet your new (giraffe) bachelor! Please help us welcome Joshua. 
Joshua joins the Houston Zoo family at the recommendation of the Giraffe Species Survival Plan (SSP) of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, with hopes for him to sire calves with female Masai giraffes in the Houston herd. Learn more on our blog: http://www.houstonzoo.org/blog/joshua-next-giraffe-bachelor/

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Karthika SenthilkumarJosiah Yarbrough Jason Sanchez We should go and feed the giraffes! Let's leave early, though. I don't want to get stuck in a giraffic jam! :D

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Sakera Marcia KanuGiraffes are beeeauuuuttiful animals. I hope to see what's real.

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Snap LaneI'm going to miss Miles. He was my favorite. I hope he enjoys Virginia.

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Roberta PalauAkansha thought you might be interested in visiting Houstons most eligible bachelor

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Melissa FloresHanna Odom, look! There's a new Giraffe for you to go and meet! 😊

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Alicia Marie CarneyWelcome studmuffin!

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Jennifer Louise ReedMy my isn't he handsome

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Mary Scarlett SherwoodAshton Campbell I think about you every time I see a giraffe now! Lol

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Lorraine HotzeRenata lets go see this eligible bachelor 😉

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Hank GriffithHow you doin?

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Gina Weber@houstonzoo how old is Joshua, he looks young

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Janet DentonI'll miss Miles, but Joshua is awfully handsome.

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Jessica Overstreet LaasWelcome Joshua. You will have one of the finest teams taking care of you. Can't wait to meet you.

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Gina WeberAwe gonna miss Miles! Welcome Joshua!

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Casey McaninchOh my goodness hes too adorable

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Jen de TWelcome Josh!

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Kristi Dietz HolbrookWhat a handsome fella!!!

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Amanda PetersenHe's magnificent.

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Ben TomkinsonGiraffes are soooo cool!!!

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Tonita Lopesvery handsome

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Aileen KaneHello handsome!

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Penny GwenYou've got a good new home, Joshua! Welcome to Houston❤️

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LissaDanielle Orta TrejoTina Perez have you seen this?! If not well here you go lol

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Kimberly EmmonsHey big boy

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