Check out our list of organisations that support animals in need
In our December issue, we showcased some adorable animal knitting patterns for vulnerable and endangered species. As well as knitting the animals to raise awareness, some of you may wish to donate to causes that support these special creatures. Here are a few suggestions…
Lion Aid is a UK-based charity that works with local communities, leaders and politicians in Africa to support lion populations in the wild. Learn more at lionaid.org
Save Wild Tigers works in partnership with Born Free and other charitable groups in India to support these stunning creatures. Visit savewildtigers.com
...and bears (oh, my!)
The Giant Panda is the globally recognised symbol of the Worldwide Wildlife Fund. Find out how you can support the WWF at support.wwf.org.uk
Help ensure the orangutan’s future with the Orangutan Foundation.
The Australian Koala Foundation is dedicated to supporting these gorgeous marsupials. Learn more at savethekoala.com
The British Hedgehog Preservation Trust has been helping our prickly friends since 1982. To donate and find out more, visit britishhedgehogs.org.uk
Help the world’s most trafficked animal at pangolincrisisfund.org
Visit rhinorevolution.org.uk to find out how you can support rhinos in the wild.
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s Wilder Wetlands campaign protects important habitats, including that of the booming bittern. Visit ywt.org.uk/wilder-wetlands to learn more.
The RSPB’s Don’t Let Threatened Birds Fade Away appeal highlights Britain’s disappearing avian species. Find out more about puffins and how you can help at rspb.org