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The Houston Zoo supports several Gorilla protection efforts in Africa:
• The Gorilla Doctors – dedicated to saving the lives of critically-endangered mountain and Grauer’s gorillas through gorilla and human health care. Learn more here Gorilla Doctors
• Gorilla Rehabilitation and Conservation Education (GRACE) – rehabilitates young Grauer’s gorillas rescued from poachers or armed conflict in Rwanda and the Congo in a new, state-of-the-art care facility. Learn more here GRACE Center
How the Houston Zoo helps gorillas in the wild:
• Our animal cares staff travels to GRACE to provide animal care training to local staff. Read more here.
• Our interactive web department helps connect the GRACE staff in the Congo to the world through social media and a website. View the website created by our staff.
• Our graphic arts department designed the logo for GRACE. View the logo.
• We provide funding for much needed equipment and staff wages.
Donate now to help gorillas in the wild:
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