Big male African lion (Panthera leo) in early morning light, Kalahari desert, South Africa

40 years of action

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Yes, I want to make a lasting difference to wild animals around the world.

For 40 years Born Free has been a voice for wild animals. Thanks to your help, we’ve achieved so much, but sadly there is still more to be done. Today wild animals are imprisoned in zoos, hunted for their body parts, and struggling to survive in habitats that are under threat due to the growing climate crisis.

With your support, we can continue to protect wild animals and their habitats around the world.

A single giraffe standing tall in Meru National Park

Your gift today could:

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Support our vision for a future where no wild animal is exploited in captivity.

A male lion lies on a wooden platform with a female lion stood behind him

Help us provide spacious environments for rescued wild animals to live in peace and with respect.

The eastern lowland gorilla pictured in the wild at the the Kahuzi-Biega National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Support our conservation projects to protect wild animals and the places they call home.

Your loyal, generous support is a large part of why I am always optimistic, always hopeful. Thank you for all you do to support our efforts for wild animals in need.

Dame Virginia McKenna DBE, Co-Founder & Trustee