King the lion: one year on
Throwback to one year ago, when King began his journey to our big cat sanctuary at Shamwari Private Game Reserve!
Trophy hunting - a barbaric sport
Born Free is opposed to the killing of any animal for sport or pleasure, and we want trophy hunting banned. Together we can end this barbaric sport.
Virginia McKenna OBE visits Lions of Lyon
Watch the emotional moment when our Co-Founder, Virginia McKenna, met the Lions of Lyon for the first time!
This is Kuuma, one of our Lions of Lyon. She was found in a car garage when she was six weeks old, very poorly and desperately underweight.
Ethiopian wolves - world's rarest canid
Only 500 Ethiopian wolves remain in the world today, making them Africa’s most threatened carnivore.
Sami was found abandoned in the Sudanese bush when he was a little cub. He arrived at Shamwari in 2001 and lives at our Julie Ward Rescue & Education Centre.
Meet Girl, the youngest of our four Lions of Lyon. Surrendered by her owner when she was just eight weeks old, she suffered from serious health issues.
Mobile Health Unit
Our Living with Tigers campaign is providing vital healthcare for local communities living in Central India, supporting 48 villages around the Pench National Park.
Lions of Lyon
Four little lion cubs, Horus, Kuuma, Dadou and Girl were found in terrible suffering and were being kept as pets in various locations in France.
Meet Jora and Black
Jora and Black are two lion brothers who were rescued in 2015 from a circus wagon in Bulgaria. They now live in Born Free's big cat sanctuary in Shamwari.
We are calling on the UK government to phase out the keeping of elephants in UK zoos so we have an #ElephantFreeUK!
In recent years tigers and humans have been pushed closer together.
Human-wildlife conflict is a major threat to the survival of wild tigers.
International Women's Day
It's International Women’s Day! Find out how Living with Tigers is empowering women in the village of Turiya, near Pench National Park.
Meet Ciam & King
Meet Ciam and King: two lions rescued from the exotic pet trade who now live at our big cat rescue centre in South Africa!
World Cat Day
It’s World Cat Day!
We’re celebrating felines big and small, striped and spotted.
Living with Tigers
Born Free’s Living with Tigers initiative is working across the Satpuda area of central India to safeguard wild tiger populations and their lands.