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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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If you're searching for a fun weekend activity, join us Saturday and Sunday for two cool snow-filled mornings. Play on the snow fields, go on a scavenger hunt through each of our 13 air-conditioned buildings, and enjoy a free snow cone. Thanks to Sunny 99.1 and TXU Energy Presents Chill Out at the Houston Zoo, we're keeping you cool so you can enjoy the Zoo all day long!

Check out our schedule of events here: www.houstonzoo.org/chillout/
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If youre searching for a fun weekend activity, join us Saturday and Sunday for two cool snow-filled mornings. Play on the snow fields, go on a scavenger hunt through each of our 13 air-conditioned buildings, and enjoy a free snow cone. Thanks to Sunny 99.1 and TXU Energy Presents Chill Out at the Houston Zoo, were keeping you cool so you can enjoy the Zoo all day long!

Check out our schedule of events here: https://www.houstonzoo.org/chillout/

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Bridget Farmer let's take the kids to play in he snow!!!

This weekend ?

Glenda Gutierrez we get a free snow cone whoop whoop 🤣

Deirdre Phlegm, you see this? wish we could go! :/

Aunalee Burton Green Leslie Mendioza Monica Shakhshir Emily Smith

Myra Erin, Shannon Michelle, Darian Hoffer, Brandi Mae Lowrie, Katelyn Napier

Brandy Ayala

Ashley Kile Sunday?

Crystal Duval you should go cool off!

Cody 😁 lol

Molly Koenning

Kimberly Thayer-Ramirez

Kevin Soto

Alyssa Chavez

Kathy Trinh Yordana Bridger

Masterson Adam Constance you guys should take the boys

Ryan Steinberg

LaQuandra Rachea

Samannah Momin Basharmal

Kip Smitherz Jessica Nellum Jeremy Jr Nellum Sr.

Nicole Williams

Emily Boudoin Allman I'm doing my research!

Yesika Llano

Mary Stroud Coker

Jeremy Karber Lynn Pate Holiday

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When you pass through Natural Encounters, look up at the trees to see Succotash the sloth hanging out and enjoying an afternoon snack! ... See MoreSee Less

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When you pass through Natural Encounters, look up at the trees to see Succotash the sloth hanging out and enjoying an afternoon snack!

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My favorite! Hubby and I caught video of him eating and moving around, once. I was so excited! Found out after that people were actually watching us, watching the sloth since we were so excited.

So glad to know he is still there. We were there a couple weeks ago and couldn't find him and didn't see his sign posted. Thought he may have passed.

That's precious!!! How long has Succotash been at the Houston Zoo ? I need to get there when the weather cools off. Anastasia Radcliff Joni Davis

Christopher Casey There. Is. A. Sloth. At. The. Zoo. Let's go, meow.

Deanne Galloway, how come we've never seen the Sloth?!?!

I saw one if these yesterday behind the counter at the USPS! Lol

Stephanie Rice Hudson.....this is the sloth that was asleep when we went to the zoo last month

No way, we have a sloth at the zoo?? never knew that! my daughter is gonna love this!!!!!!!!!!

I REALLY LOVE YOUR PICKS OF YOUR ANIMALS. CAN'T GET THERE BUT LOVE THEM. THANK YOU!!!!!

Jacob Lange Tara Widmer Jessica Trafton what is this!! i didnt know they had one?!?! 😫

It's your surprise sloth Tonya!

I did not know we have a sloth in Houston!!

Lauren! Let's go see Succotash!

Love this guy!!! Annalisa!!!

Angel Perez His name is Succotash 😂😍

Dot Voskamp Its name is Succotash. 😭❤

SLOTH. Man, I wanted to see sloths last time I was there.

Is he new? When did we get a sloth?!

Are there any pygmy Marmosets??

Love the name! :D

Lucky tree ❤

Sloth! What...can...I...do...for...you...today?

What happened to the tiny armadillo?

Miss you Ashlee!

We love to see the sloth!!!!

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