Dewar Wildlife Trust (DWT) partnering with Zoo Atlanta, is an advanced holding facility for zoo gorillas. Dewar Wildlife Trust is AZA certified (Association of Zoos & Aquariums). Zoos and the Gorilla SSP (Species Survival Plan) work together to ensure the survival, welfare, and genetic diversity of the captive gorilla population.
DWT provides a facility where individual attention can be directed toward those gorillas that cannot be placed in a zoo setting. DWT is a non-profit corporation currently caring for three silverback gorillas.
To help promote knowledge and concern about wildlife conservation in conjunction with operating a facility to assist zoos in providing the best possible housing and care for animals.