Tuesday, June 06, 2006

MOUNTAIN GORILLAS - SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund Announces Latest Grant Recipients

News from SeaWorld and Busch Gardens that the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund will receive a significant contribution from the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund, a non-profit foundation dedicated to wildlife conservation, research, education and animal rescue.
[The Fund] today announced grants totaling $770,000. More than four dozen conservation and research organizations will benefit from the 2006 grants, which bring total funding distributed by the non-profit foundation to more than $2 million since its inception in 2003.
The Diane(sic) Fossey Gorilla Fund International of Atlanta, Ga. will receive $10,000 to continue a survey of animal species of the Maiko National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.