CREATURE DISCOMFORTS

There are millions of wild animals in captivity worldwide – in zoos, theme parks, dolphinaria, circuses and elephant camps. Watch our new film by Aardman Animations and see how we have used people’s experience of lockdown to highlight the lives of wild animals forced to live under lock and key.

ORANGUTANS ON THE BRINK

Orangutans face considerable threats. In the wild, palm oil production is destroying their forest homes. In captivity, they are cruelly exploited for ‘entertainment’.

But there is hope. The Born Free-supported Orangutan Foundation is working in the rainforests of Indonesia Borneo to save and protect the world’s precious orangutans and their habitat.

The situation for orangutans really is critical. But with your help, we can give them a better future.

WE ARE BORN FREE

We’re an animal charity that’s passionate about wild animal welfare and Compassionate Conservation. Founded by Virginia McKenna, Will Travers and Bill Travers, we work tirelessly to stop the exploitation and suffering of individual animals living in captivity or in the wild. From the start we’ve campaigned for a future where animals and people can co-exist and where threatened and endangered species are protected for generations to come. 

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RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS

‘For tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today’ – African proverb

Born Free has a range of teaching resources for UK schools.

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END THE GREAT BETRAYAL

Join the movement to stop lion farming and canned hunting. Watch our animation 'The Bitter Bond' then sign our petition to urge the South African government to end canned hunting.

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STOP CRUELTY AND SAVE LIVES

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