Dewar Wildlife

2031 Lowery Road
Morganton, GA 30560


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.

Mission Statement

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.

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