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2011

Hollywood couple back Chester Zoo supported project

By Chester Zoo

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie made a US$2million donation to help further the work of the N/a’an ku se Sanctuary in Namibia - the birthplace of their daughter Shiloh. The sanctuary is run by Rudie and Marlice van Vuuren.

"We have known Rudie and Marlice for many years and continue to be impressed by their hard work and dedication to the people and conservation of the land and wildlife of Namibia", said Jolie.

"The new section of the project will be under N/a’an ku se and in Shiloh’s name. We want her to be very involved and grow up with an understanding of her country of birth."

Chester Zoo has co-funded the Sanctuary’s Carnivore Research Project since 2009.

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