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Pongos Helping Pongos

As an enrichment activity, the Houston Zoo gives their elephants and orangutans (Latin name: Pongo) canvas and paints and encourages a kind of art therapy. The ensuing paintings are then auctioned off at local galleries and the money raised goes to preserving these animals in the wild. Originally, I was tentatively asked to design a logo for the organization that was in line with the logo of the Houston Zoo, but the organizers were so happy with the result, that their sister organization in Brazil asked me to design one alongside it for them as well as a series of posters featuring the art of the animals for them to sell.