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Adopt a snow leopard

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Living Planet magazine, snow leopard factbook, bag, adoption certificate & sticker

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Adopt a snow leopard

They are powerful, captivating and incredibly vulnerable to poaching and loss of prey and habitat.

The elegant snow leopard is one of the world’s most elusive cats. Sparsely distributed across 12 countries in central Asia, it’s usually found in high, rugged mountain landscapes. But since the 1990’s, snow leopard numbers have declined by at least 20%.

Poaching, damage to their habitat and conflict with people are all threats that snow leopards face. As human settlements grow and wild prey declines, snow leopards are taking livestock, causing farmers to retaliate by killing snow leopards to protect their livelihoods.

Your adoption will help WWF to work with governments and local communities to prevent the illegal trade in snow leopards and their body parts, reduce conflict with local people and protect snow leopard habitats.

It's the perfect gift with a cuddly toy leopard and special adoption gift pack including adoption certificate and stunning snow leopard portrait.

You can choose for this gift pack to be sent directly to the recipient or you can receive it to give to them yourself. 

Adopt a snow leopard today and know that you’re helping to give these beautiful and endangered big cats a brighter future.

Your gift of adoption could help WWF:

  • Train and equip anti-poaching patrols.
  • Work with local communities to monitor snow leopard movement and reduce human-snow leopard conflict.
  • Promote sustainable use of natural resources in the region.
  • Support compensation schemes for local farmers who have lost livestock to snow leopards.
  • Fund our other essential work in Australia and around the world.

All donations of $2 or more to WWF-Australia are tax deductible. For your convenience we will send you one receipt at the end of the financial year, for the total amount of your tax deductible donations. If your adoption includes a plush toy, the $15 cost for the toy is not tax deductible.

Photo credits: © Klein & Hubert / WWF


Why do I support WWF? Because they make a difference. Individually we have limited reach and power, but as a group we have much more - with WWF we can change things in the world because we are pulling together. Thank goodness for movements like WWF.

Michele Hannam Short

WWF Supporter since 1997