Adopt or sponsor a panda - how to adopt or sponsor a panda

By staff writers
March 12, 2007

Click here to visit the WWF panda adoption web site where you can adopt a panda.

There has never been a better time to adopt or sponsor a panda.

Pandas are the rarest bears and their forest habitat is fast disappearing. You can make a real difference by sponsoring or adopting a panda - and it makes a great gift too!

Adopting a panda helps counter the effects of forest loss, which is caused by expansion of agricultural land, intensive harvesting of timber, use of wood for fuel and other forest products, and overgrazing. Each year an area of forest larger than the UK is lost - a rate of 30 hectares every minute - which is taking a pandas natural habitat away.

But you can help to safeguard the future of pandas as well as giving a unique gift to someone you love by adopting one of these pandas.

Panda adoption makes a difference. Through asking people to adopt a panda, the WWF want to give pandas the chance to live and breed in relative safety away from the threats of poaching, habitat destruction and forest fires. By adopting a panda you help enable the WWF to monitor and protecting them in their natural home.

Adopting a panda be done quickly and easily online. When you give the gift of adopting an panda, the person on whose behalf you have bought the gift gets an adopt a panda pack including a cuddly panda toy, a fact booklet about your adopted panda, a print of your adopted panda, background details of the adopted panda and regular information on the specific work undertaken by the WWF regarding panda adoption.

Click here to visit the WWF panda adoption web site where you can adopt a panda

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