African elephants face a number of threats in the wild, edging them closer to extinction. From illegal killing for the ivory trade, trophy hunting and habitat destruction as human populations expand, to retaliatory killing for destroying crops – these factors have played a part in the overall decrease in elephant numbers.
Help protect elephants in the wild with an animal adoption and you’ll receive an exclusive adoption pack containing all of these items…
Your own cuddly toy elephant to keep at home.
Toy may vary from one shown.
Including a personalised certificate, animal story, fact sheet and glossy photo to display.
A copy of our bi-annual Wild Life magazine with exclusive updates.
Adoptions last one year (those paid monthly by direct debit roll over until cancelled).
Adopters will also receive a copy of our Wild Life magazine, published twice a year, which includes
updates on our animals and the impact you as a supporter has helped to deliver.
We will process and send your order within 3 working days, and would normally expect it to arrive within 7 working days to addresses within the UK. All UK orders are sent via Royal Mail 2nd class delivery. Please allow 28 days for delivery on overseas orders.
Please note – we cannot hold orders for delivery on a specific date. We are now offering a digital adoption which means no packaging, minimal carbon footprint and maximum support for your adopted animal and Born Free’s projects. Delivered straight into your inbox.
For overseas orders, customs charges may be levied prior to delivery. We would suggest checking to see if these may apply before placing your order. Orders do not need to be signed for, but if you have requested the optional toy, the box won’t fit through the letterbox so you will need to be available to accept the delivery. A card will be left if you’re unavailable.
The adoption certificate can be personalised with the name of your choice, and delivery arranged to a separate address.
Read our FAQs below or call our customer support team on 01403 240170.
Helping us protect elephants from the ivory trade with an animal adoption couldn’t be easier:
You can choose to donate either £3, £5, £10 a month, or a one-off payment, depending on your preference. The more you donate, the more we will be able to achieve for these beautiful creatures and don’t forget, we’ll keep you updated as we progress!
For those that want to go above and beyond in supporting our mission, you may prefer a one-off donation. Starting from £36, you can make a donation of any amount you desire.
Our adoptions last one year but with your help, we can make an incredible difference to the elephant population and help preserve their population for years to come.
When you adopt an elephant, you will receive a soft toy, as well as an adoption pack. The pack contains a personalised certificate, animal story, fact sheet and photo for display. You will also receive a copy of our bi-annual Wild Life magazine with exclusive updates.
Most importantly you help us prevent stop elephants from being killed in Kenya, Ethiopia and Cameroon for their resources. Illegal hunting is a critical issue that we are trying our best to address and with your help, we can save their species. Your donation also supports our ranger patrols, who monitor and protect our wild elephants.
We have a digital magazine where you will be able to track the progress of your giraffe adoption. In addition, we send emails to keep you posted.
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Adopting an elephant helps to support Born Free’s work in preventing elephants’ mistreatment and endangerment. We work to stop elephants from being poached and killed for their ivory, as well as support ranger patrols that monitor and protect the elephants in the wild.
With only 40,000 - 50,000 elephants left in the wild, it’s more important than ever to support their population. Just a small donation can have a huge impact.