Born Free is helping farmers and elephants to live together without conflict, thanks to innovative and cost-effective natural solutions.
Born Free is supporting the campaign to help Ely, a 42-year-old African elephant kept alone at Zoológico de San Juan de Aragón in Mexico.
Born Free’s Head of Policy, Dr Mark Jones chats to Nomusa Dube, founder of the Zimbabwe Elephant Foundation, dedicated to helping communities co-exist with wildlife.
Global wildlife trade regulator votes for a moratorium on exports of live wild-caught African elephants.
Born Free are delighted to share the news that Free Billy, narrated by Born Free’s very own matriarch, Virginia McKenna OBE, has received Best Human and Nature Documentary at the 2022 Wildlife Conservation Film Festival, in New York.
Our powerful new report exposes the reality of elephants exploited in captivity, and calls on all zoos to become elephant-free.
The announcement by The Aspinall Foundation that they will be moving their entire herd of 13 African elephants from Howletts Zoo in Kent to Kenya has been welcomed by the Born Free Foundation.
Born Free is saddened to hear that Duchess, a female African elephant kept at Paignton Zoo, UK, has died.
We have recently launched a report, Trophy Hunting: Busting the myths and exposing the cruelty, to examine the scale, scope and impact of trophy hunting and debunk the claims made by trophy hunters. Taken from that report, here’s 10 facts you need to know about trophy hunting
Also known as an ankus or goad, a bullhook it is a stout pole with a metal hook and a metal tip on the end. It is used in training and controlling elephants by a handler applying pressure to sensitive points on an elephant’s body.