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Born Free Foundation

The Born Free Foundation is a dynamic international wildlife charity devoted to compassionate conservation and animal welfare, founded in 1984 by the actors Bill Travers MBE and Virginia McKenna OBE, stars of the iconic film Born Free, and their son, Will Travers OBE, the charity’s President.

Born Free takes action worldwide to save lives, stop suffering and protect species in the wild, by funding research, undertaking on-the-ground conservation work, providing sanctuary for individual rescued wild animals, and advocating for conservation and animal welfare focussed policy.


Telephone: 01403 240 170


Follow on Twitter: @BFFoundation