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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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What’s the cutest four-legged animal with mutton chops? Our newest addition to our warthog family here at the Houston Zoo! We’d like to introduce to you Gus. Read more here: www.houstonzoo.org/blog/gus-the-warthog/ ... See MoreSee Less

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What’s the cutest four-legged animal with mutton chops? Our newest addition to our warthog family here at the Houston Zoo! We’d like to introduce to you Gus. Read more here: https://www.houstonzoo.org/blog/gus-the-warthog/

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Oh my gosh! He is the cutest little guy! Welcome, Gus! ❤❤❤

Kaylee - "When I was a young wart HOOOOOOG!!" 😅😅😅

Went by and saw him on Friday. Totally adorable!

Oh my GOD

Connie Cadenhead 😍😍 you have tickets so when are we gonna go??

Andy Muñoz baby Pumba!!! Lets take gabes

Kiefer Quirk GUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jesslyn Lednicky

Keith Mccomber

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Houston Zoo was live.
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We are live with our Collegiate Conservation Program interns talking about how they are using their summer internship to learn about wildlife and save animals in the wild. Thanks to our partners from ExxonMobil for sponsoring this amazing program! ... See MoreSee Less

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What schools are most of y'all going to? My 9 year old son wants to be a zoologist or zookeeper and i have know idea what's in store for us. He's been set I the idea since he wad 3.

That baby is getting too big! Love oso hormigueros!

How's the elephants?

How are the giraffes?

Hello keep up the good work

ExxonMobil...

hello

I vote for tex

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When walking through the Wortham World of Primates, don’t forget to look down into the water to catch a glimpse of some neat turtles and tortoises! ... See MoreSee Less

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When walking through the Wortham World of Primates, don’t forget to look down into the water to catch a glimpse of some neat turtles and tortoises!

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There's also s big girl in with the swamp monkey family.

Crusis

Cutie pie!

💚 🐢

Blake Marshall

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