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Green is the New Orange this Halloween! Cincinnati Zoo helps consumers choose eeek-o-friendly sweets.

Buying certain kinds of candy for the army of sweet-seeking ghouls and boys that might show up at your house this Halloween could save an orangutan's life! The Sumatran orangutan stands on the edge of extinction in the wild because palm oil plantations have destroyed their rainforest habitat. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, also known as the greenest Zoo in America, has created a handy shopping guide to help consumers choose products made with Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO).
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