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first_img File- This Jan. 18, 2018, file photo shows Portia de Rossi, left, and Ellen DeGeneres, winner of the awards for favorite animated movie voice, favorite daytime TV host, and favorite comedic collaboration, posing in the press room at the People’s Choice Awards in Los Angeles. De Rossi is giving wife DeGeneres her own namesake gorilla sanctuary for her 60th birthday. De Rossi announced the gift during an episode of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” airing Thursday. Her donation to the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund will create a permanent home in Rwanda for the organization that has been protecting endangered mountain gorillas for 50 years. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) Ellen DeGeneres presented a gorilla conservation centre by The Associated Press Posted Feb 1, 2018 10:02 am PDT Last Updated Feb 1, 2018 at 12:00 pm PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Emailcenter_img LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Actress Portia de Rossi is giving wife Ellen DeGeneres her own namesake gorilla conservation centre for her 60th birthday.De Rossi announced the gift during an episode of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” airing Thursday. Her donation to the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund will create a permanent home in Rwanda for the organization that has been protecting endangered mountain gorillas for 50 years.DeGeneres said in a statement Thursday that she is “beyond excited” about the opportunity to work with the group. She said de Rossi “knew the exact right gift to give me.”DeGeneres has been an animal-rights activist for many years. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals named her “woman of the year” in 2009.Fossey wrote “Gorillas in the Mist.” She died in 1985.___Online: https://www.gorillafund.orglast_img

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