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April 23, 2021

‘Alice the spotted Cuscus’ and Friends at Nature Park receives backing from CPL

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‘Alice the endangered spotted Cuscus’ and her friends at the Port Moresby Nature Park have received this morning, a sponsorship of K70,000 from the CPL Group of Companies, to help the Park continuing its efforts in preserving and protecting PNG’s Wildlife and Flora.

Port Moresby Nature Park’s Wildlife Officer Ryan Reuma and ‘Alice’ the endangered spotted Cuscus. Alice is one of the Park’s 550 resident animals. Majority of which have been surrendered to the Park for care.

CPL Group CEO Navin Raju explains the partnership is made on CPL’s community response strategy to help those facing challenges during this pandemic.

“We work with a cross-section of society from rural farmers to community organizations who have a greater ‘Circle of Influence’ and we believe that Nature Park’s influence is with young citizens and the greater community-and that is exceptional work.

We also look forward to working with Nature Park in the future to establish programs that will educate our community on the different species of flora, fauna, and also wildlife in our islands”, added CEO Raju.

Port Moresby Nature Park’s General Manager, David Thompson thanked CPL’s enhanced Sponsorship and said Nature Park is truly grateful to receive such support.

“We can now continue to effectively do that and give an insight into what we do here at the park in terms of wildlife conservation through continuous partnerships & support from local businesses such as this,” said Thompson.

CPL Group is also supporting the Park through a weekly vegetables donations to help keep the Park’s animals fed.

Through this sponsorship, the Nature Park will continue to educate children and the local community, about PNG Wildlife and to develop a love for the natural environment; especially during this COVID-19 pandemic, where it has been difficult & challenging for the zoos and parks worldwide.

Port Moresby Nature Park is a charity organization that relies on grants and donor funding to operate.

You can help support the Park’s efforts in preserving PNG’s unique natural environment for future generations, by visiting the park and joining its Annual Membership Program.

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