First Harvest & World Okapi Day

In July, we launched our farm initiative, which aims to establish a more sustainable food supply for the orphan gorillas at GRACE (see blog post for more). We are very excited to announce that we just harvested our first crop: elephant grass! Elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum) is a
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Gorilla biscuits

Like their wild counterparts, the Grauer’s gorilla orphans living at the Gorilla Rehabilitation and Conservation Education (GRACE) Center in Kasugho, Democratic Republic of Congo mostly eat vegetation. Since 2015, they have been able to forage for vegetation on their own inside
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