Research suggests that since the 1970s the numbers of gorillas have decreased from 100,000 to 50,000. They have often been the target of poachers and have fallen victim to Ebola and the effects of deforestation. You can help preserve them by adopting or sponsoring a gorilla as a gift.
The Barbary, or Atlas Lion, is now extinct in the wild. The Aspinall Foundation, at their Port Lympne reserve, look after several dozen of them, and they desperately need your help in looking after what is one of the largest groups of these animals that remain in captivity. Adopt a lion here
Sponsoring a monkey makes a great gift. You could sponsor or adopt Jakarta, a playful and adventurous Grizzled Leaf monkey currently resident at Howletts, a reserve park owned by the Aspinall Foundation.
If you are a dog lover, then this could be the gift for you. Research suggests the African Hunting Dog, or Painted Hunting Dog, as it is also known, is in serious threat of extinction. Sponsor or adot one through the Aspinall Foundation
Tigers are shy and elusive, and maintain a relatively fixed home range. There are just 123 tigers left in Nepal, and so it is vital that as much as possible is done to protect these beautiful creatures. Adopt a Tiger here
For most of the world`s badgers, humans are the only other animals that pose any real threat to their wellbeing. The practices of digging badgers from their setts and baiting them for hours on end with dogs; these activities were common practices in Britain until relatively recent times. Adopt a badger and help change a badgers life forever!