WWF Adopt a Jaguar
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Adopt a Jaguar

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from £3.00 a month

  • Gift pack includes a cuddly jaguar toy, jaguar factbook, bookmarks, stickers, and a personalisable certificate!
  • Receive regular updates with WWF’s “Wild World” and “My Jaguars” magazines.
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Last Minute Gift

Last Minute Gift?

Left it til the last minute again? No problem! WWF offer a gift certificate to print or email so you have something to give on the big day. Your standard gift pack will then be received within 10 days of purchase.

FREE Delivery

FREE Standard Delivery

WWF offer FREE delivery as standard. Please allow up to 10 days for gift pack delivery. If you need the gift pack sooner choose express delivery for £7.50 and the package will be sent the same day if you order before 2pm Monday - Thursday.

WWF Registered Charity Number: 1081247

Adopt a Jaguar

Help Protect the Jaguar

Help Protect the Jaguar

Jaguars once roamed freely round the Amazon, but their habitat is slowly being destroyed which is threatening their very existence. These beautiful and elegant creatures are currently on the endangered list and together with WWF you can help protect them.

You can adopt a Jaguar from just £3.00 a month. The money will be spent replenishing the Amazon rainforest to provide habitation not just for Jaguars – but for 1 in 10 of all wild species on Earth!

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Jaguar Adoption Gift Pack with Cuddly Toy

Not sure what to get as a gift for that someone who has everything? How about a jaguar! When you adopt a jaguar with WWF you get a fantastic gift pack including a cuddly jaguar toy. Paw-some!

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Jaguar Facts

5 Jaguar Facts

  1. Jaguars are solitary animals and prefer to be alone except during mating season.
  2. The jaguar is usually a land based hunter but will sometimes climb trees and attack their prey from above.
  3. Unlike most other big cats, the jaguar loves the water and enjoys going for a swim, sometimes even hunting for fish in ponds and pools.
  4. Jaguars are distinguished from other big cats by the shape of their spots which look like roses. As a result, their spots are called rosettes.
  5. It is estimated that there are less than 15,000 jaguars remaining in the wild.

Why Adopt a Jaguar?

The jaguar is one of the most elusive of all the big cats. Unfortunately, that has not prevented the species from being all but wiped out from the most Northern part of the territory it used to roam. The species now occupies less than half of the territory that is historically considered its habitat. The last major stronghold of the jaguar is the Amazon and the Pantanal, an area spread across Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. 90% of a jaguar’s range is within the Amazon rainforest which is being destroyed at a rapid rate. If the species is to survive it needs our help so here are five reasons why you should adopt a jaguar.

1. Help WWF Stop Habitat Destruction

The Amazon is being deforested at an astonishing pace. As corporations seek to plunder the region’s natural resources, every minute an area the size of three football pitches is being cleared. This has huge implications not just for the jaguar but for the world’s biodiversity in general. Nevertheless, it is critical that the jaguar has access to rainforest otherwise it will not survive. You can help WWF conserve the species natural habitat by adopting a jaguar and hopefully ensuring they are around for many more generations to come.

2. Prevent Conflict With Humans

Jaguars and humans come into conflict because they both hunt the same prey. This means that humans consider the jaguar as competition for food. Jaguars sometimes kill cattle and this means ranchers see them as pests and kill them in retaliation. By adopting a jaguar, you will be funding WWF’s efforts to educate local communities about how important the species is to the ecosystem. This should reduce human-jaguar conflict and prevent retaliatory killings as well.

3. Help Stop Jaguar Poaching

Unfortunately for the jaguar, its body parts are prized in Eastern medicine, which makes use of its paws, teeth and other parts to treat diseases. This is a real tragedy because such treatments are little more than a myth that results in the killing of a beautiful big cat. By adopting a jaguar, you will be helping WWF in its effort to stop poaching of an animal which is wholly unnecessary.

 

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4. Help Prevent Population Fragmentation

Another consequence of deforestation is that jaguars become increasingly isolated and their population fragments. This has implications for breeding and makes them vulnerable to other types of threats. By adopting a jaguar, you will be funding WWF’s efforts to establish habitat corridors for wildlife and train local communities to monitor this iconic species so that the population remains stable or even manages to grow.

5. A Jaguar Adoption Is A Really Thoughtful Gift

Sure you could give a gadget to someone you care about on their birthday or for Christmas, but you don’t have to think very hard to do that do you? If you want an affordable gift idea that radiates thoughtfulness whilst also serving a greater purpose, adopt a jaguar through WWF. The recipient will receive a bunch of goodies plus they will get updates on how the conservation process is going and we guarantee they will love that.

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About WWF

For a small regular monthly fee you can Adopt an Animal with WWF for yourself or a friend which will help to safeguard the future of your selected species and their habitat. Animal adoptions make great charity gifts and are also an excellent way to show your support to the worlds wildlife and help to fund the work WWF does on conservation. You can also support their great work with a WWF Membership or by choosing from one of their selection of charity gifts at the WWF Shop.

WWF Charity Information

WWF are the worlds largest independent environmental organisation. Originating in the UK where they were formed in 1961 they are now active all over the world. As a charity the WWF rely heavily on donations from members and supporters.

WWF Facts

  • a truly global network who are active in over than 100 countries
  • a science-based organisation who tackle issues including the survival of species and habitats, climate change, sustainable business and environmental education
  • over five million supporters worldwide
  • 90 per cent of their income comes from donations from people and the business community

WWF’s Mission

WWF are on a mission to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment. They want to build a future in which we can live in harmony with nature. It’s a simple mission statement but difficult to achieve. They aim to use their practical experience and knowledge to find and implement longterm solutions. They have set out some clear pointers to help achieve their goal.

  • Conserve the world’s biological diversity.
  • Campaign for the use of renewable and sustainable resources.
  • Reduce pollution and wasteful consumption.

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