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Jan 20, 2014

Climbing for Conservation


A group of conservationists from zoos across the UK and Ireland will be taking on Africa’s highest mountain to raise funds for the animals they care for.

The team, which includes staff from 7 BIAZA member zoos, will be pushing themselves to the limit by climbing the treacherous Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to raise funds for a number of wildlife charities including Rhinos in Lewa, Kenya, Wildlife Vets International, AEECL Lemur Conservation and Action for the Wild.

The group is also hoping to raise the profile of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria’s Pole to Pole campaign, an initiative to make more people aware of the effects of climate change on the polar caps and the wildlife living there and what they can do to make a difference.



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