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A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed between Taipei Zoo and Houston Zoo.

The Taipei Zoo and the Houston Zoo of the United States will hold a signing ceremony for a cooperative memorandum of understanding (MOU) on October 23rd. Witnessed by Taipei City Department of Education Deputy Director Deng Jin-quan, Taipei City Department of Information and Tourism Commissioner Wang Qiudong, and Jorge Franz, Director of the Houston Tourism Bureau, the signing of the MOU signifies the commitment of both zoos to collaborate and strengthen conservation efforts for endangered species. This partnership aims to foster wildlife conservation education, promote tourism between the two cities, and enhance the quality of travel experiences for citizens.


The director of Taipei Zoo, Chen Yi-cong, stated, "Both the Houston Zoo and Taipei Zoo have long been committed to wildlife conservation.' 'The signing of this memorandum of understanding provides a valuable opportunity for both institutions to work towards the goal of 'Reverse the Red,' aiming to counteract the trend of species endangerment globally. Through various forms of collaboration including animal exchanges, conservation research, and environmental education, we aim to achieve this goal together."