Orangutan Awareness Week at El Paso Zoo

Monday, November 1, 2010 - 10:58am

El Paso – The El Paso zoo will be taking part in worldwide Orangutan Awareness Week, next week from November 7-14.

The zoo will have a Conservation Action Discovery Station table set up each day at the front gate and at the orangutan habitat from 12:30-1:30pm.

The zoo says its two Sumatran Orangutans, Henry and Ibu, will also get special foods.

Sumatran orangutans are a critically endangered species.

Anyone not able to attend the event can visit the Zoo’s take action website at www.elpasozoo.org/takeaction to learn how they can help endangered species and other animals.

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