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captive wild
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Animal Welfare
That Compromise
Wild Animal Practices
We Challenge Captive
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captive animal welfare
We improve
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cultural differences but
don’t let them become an
excuse for poor welfare

We Respect

“As custodians of captive wild animals, it is our absolute moral imperative to provide for the highest standards of individual animal care and wellbeing.”

Inspire Change

We improve animal welfare for all species held in zoos, aquariums and sanctuaries.

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Working With, not Against

We work with facilities, not against them, to help support long-term change in animal care.

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Challenging Captive Practices

We challenge captive wild animal practices that compromise animal welfare.

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“We believe in a compassionate, empathy-based approach to animal welfare, because all animals in our care deserve our protection.” 

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Wild Welfare Worldwide

Wild Welfare believes in a compassionate, empathy-based approach to animal welfare. We support projects that aim to end the suffering of wild animals living in captivity around the world.

Our Projects

Our projects help wild animals living in poor conditions in captivity. We build constructive relationships with animal welfare organisations, zoos and other wild animal facilities and communities, ensuring long-term changes are made to help improve animal welfare.

Inspiring Change

We assess, advise and train the people caring for animals in wildlife facilities around the world, developing their compassion, capacity and engagement with positive animal care and welfare.

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Japan Bear Parks

Japan’s bear parks began as centres to care for orphaned (as a result of hunting and habitat encroachment)...
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Animal Welfare in Brazilian zoos

Brazil’s more than 120 zoos and aquariums, together hold around 50,000 animals. Although biologically diverse, unfortunately, many Brazilian...
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Partner For Animals: Wild Welfare’s Partnership Programme

Wild Welfare recognises that captive wild animal facilities, such as zoos, aquariums, sanctuaries and rescue centres, can play...
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Zoo animal welfare in Vietnam

In Vietnam, a lack of government regulation, experience and skills has resulted in some poorly managed facilities across...
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