Born Free Foundation

Born Free Foundation

The Born Free Foundation is an international wildlife charity that campaigns to keep wildlife in the wild.
The Foundation protects wild animals in their natural habitat, campaigns against the keeping of wild animals in captivity and rescues wild animals in need.

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  • Last lions of Meru

    Meru National Park, in Kenya, was the home of Elsa - the lioness made famous by the book and film by Born Free

  • Shamwari In Action - Born Free

    Born Free's Shamwari Game Reserve in South Africa's Eastern Cape is one of Africa's leading big cat rescue and rehabilitation sanctuaries

  • Club 15: Kids Can Save Animals - Ep1 Monkeys

    Kate visits Born Free's large monkey sanctuary in Texas.
    Dr Liz Tyson explains the sanctuary's focus on primate conservation and rehabilitation

  • Club 15: Kids Can Save Animals - Ep 2 Pangolins

    Kate helps with the health assessment of a previously rescued Pangolin and sees how she has adapted to her new home in Phinda, South Africa

  • Club 15: Kids Can Save Animals - Ep 3 Big Cats

    Kate visits Born Free's big cat sanctuary at the Shamwari private game reserve in South Africa's Eastern Cape and talks to animal care manager Glen Vena

  • Club 15: Kids Can Save Animals - Ep 4 Rhinos

    Kate accompanies a team from Wildlife ACT as they dehorn a population of Rhinos - without horns, Rhinos are not killed by poachers

  • Club 15: Kids Can Save Animals - Ep 5 Cheetahs

    Kate teams up with Dani and Pippa from Wildlife ACT to collar a cheetah. With less than 7000 cheetahs left in the wild information gathered from collars has become a vital part of protecting the species

  • Meru in action

    Born Free have an incredible team who work in Meru National Park, Kenya – find out what they get up to on a daily basis

  • Tigers in Crisis

    Is there a future for wild tigers? Poached, persecuted, exploited...Tigers need your help!

  • Release Of The King - Born Free

    King is a year old lion cub rescued from an apartment in Paris.
    He was being kept illegally as an exotic pet in poor conditions.
    Following a court ruling Born Free transferred King to its Big Cat Rescue Centre at the Shamwari Private Game Reserve, in South Africa's Eastern Cape.