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Wildlife-Saving Action

Replanting Wildlife Habitat

How the Houston Zoo Helps

  • The Houston Zoo is replanting 150,000 trees to create forested corridors in Malaysia to directly protect wildlife including elephants, orangutans, and clouded leopards.
  • The Houston Zoo is assisting partners in Madagascar working to replant wildlife habitat to protect lemurs.
  • The Houston Zoo works with community education programs in Rwanda to replant bamboo and other native trees in communities around Virunga National Park, home to mountain gorillas.
  • The Houston Zoo is providing support for replanting trees in Colombia to save wildlife like howler monkeys, Blue-billed curassows, and cougars.
  • The Houston Zoo is providing support for local communities in Kenya to replant and restore habitat for wildlife like giraffes and African painted dogs.
up-close shot of male orangutan nibbling on browse

How You Can Help

  • Visit the Houston Zoo! Every admission ticket and membership sold is helping the Zoo¬†plant trees to reforest habitat and help to protect wildlife.
  • Find out more about our work in Borneo through our one-hour TV special with partners, KPRC2 News.

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