We are extremely sad to share the news that Major, one of our precious rescued lions who lived at Ensessa Kotteh, our wildlife centre in Ethiopia, passed peacefully recently due to old age.
Born Free is sad to report the tragic death of a young wild lion in Meru National Park in Kenya – known and loved by our team since his birth, in February 2019.
Our Kenyan team was thrilled to present the impact of our conservation programmes at the first-ever Wildlife Scientific Conference, in Naivasha, Kenya
Born Free is heartbroken to have to say goodbye to Andrea, one of our beloved rescued lions, after many years of loving care at our centre in Ethiopia.
Michael Mugo Maina, our Pride of Meru Program Manager, reports on the recent treatment of Chebby, a lioness from the Bisanadi Pride.
Virginia McKenna DBE, Born Free’s Co-Founder and Trustee, pays tribute to George Adamson who lost his life on this day in 1989 and played a pivotal role in returning captive lions to the wild.
Find out more about these amazing animals on World Lion Day!
Thanks to the swift action of our Twiga Team, an injured young lioness – a member of our adopted Elsa’s Pride – has been successfully treated in Meru National Park.
Born Free has launched an urgent new appeal to get two lion brothers from war-torn Ukraine to their ancestral home of Africa, where they belong.
Born Free was saddened to hear of the recent deaths of Janette and John Ward, but we are so grateful for their wonderful, long-term support of our wildlife charity, in honour of their daughter Julie.