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Durrel Wildlife Conservation Trust, Jersey, Channel Islands

This is called Durrel Wildlife Conservation TrustThis information is from their website – Our work in Jersey has a completely different focus from that of traditional zoos; the animals in Jersey are here as ambassadors for their species in the wild, they are here to help us all learn about them as well as ourselves. Today, more and more animals are becoming endangered, and Gerry’s dream of not having a need for a centre for championing endangered animals is sadly not to be realised in our lifetime.
Durrell has kept Sumatran orangutans since 1968 and between 1963 to 1990, also bred the Bornean species. Over the years, 7 valuable babies have been born here and some are now at other zoos continuing to make a valuable contribution to the breeding programme for their Critically Endangered species.
I have not been here yet, but plan to go asap!

http://www.durrell.org/Animals/Mammals/Sumatran-Orangutan

www.durrell.org  
Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust
Les Augrès Manor
La Profonde Rue
Trinity
Jersey, Channel Islands
JE3 5BP
Tel: +44 (0) 1534 860000
Fax: +44 (0)1534 860001

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