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March 2012


Mother's Day gift: save chicks

Share your passion for saving the planet's most vulnerable animals by donating to the new Margarita Island's Parrot Appeal; a gift that will nurture and protect endangered Yellow-shouldered Parrot chicks. Or support our conservation work across the world without it costing you an extra penny; simply shop for a gift online through Give as you Live - choose from thousands of stores and a percentage of what you spend will be donated to WLT. Sign up today.

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Orang-utans saved

Orang-utans' land saved

WLT celebrates the protection of a wildlife corridor in Borneo with critical support from the state government. This 222 acre land purchase connects the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary with the Kinabatangan River; a hotspot for Orang-utans and Proboscis Monkeys.

Celebrating our rangers

Celebrating our rangers

It has been a year since we launched Keepers of the Wild, a ranger programme to help our partners protect nature reserves and their threatened wildlife across the world. Discover more about our rangers' work and lives saving some of the most endangered species on Earth.

Save Parrot from the brink of extinction

How you can help

Vote online to save Fuertes’s Parrot from the brink of extinction. This is a rare chance for WLT to win $30,000 to help create a nature reserve in Colombia to protect this spectacular bird before gold mining destroys its rainforest habitat. It is quick and easy, please vote now.

Wildlife webcams

What's new this month?

We have launched the wildlife webcams on our main website, making it easier for you to watch live footage from the heart of the rainforest in Brazil and Ecuador. Our improved instant webchat allows you to share your passion for wildlife with like-minded people across the world.

Supporter news

Space hopper craze for conservation »
As a fun and original way to support WLT, Roger Auster is attempting to break the Guinness World Record™ for the 'Farthest Distance Travelled on a Space Hopper in 24 hours', currently standing at 3.11 miles (5 kilometres). Read more about Roger's challenge and give him your support.

Did you know?

WLT has an up-coming event »
Our patron David Gower (former England cricketer) is hosting an entertaining and informative talk on India’s endangered tiger population in Bristol on March 21. He will be joined by wildlife film-makers, Mike Richards and Dan Freeman. From the ticket price, £10 will be donated to WLT.

Other news »

Featured photograph

Rare camera-trap image of a Maned Wolf, a shy nocturnal species found in the Chaco-Pantanal Reserve in Paraguay. Camera-traps allow our partners to gain new and valuable insights into the species in their reserves. You can support our Paraguay partners through Keepers of the Wild.

Camera-trap image of a Maned Wolf

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