Conservation

We believe it’s vital to protect all the different kinds of animals in the world. So here's what we do to help.

At our zoo, you’ll see hundreds of exotic animals

You might have seen some of them before, but there are many you’ll be seeing for the first time. Sadly, some of our animals are in real danger of becoming extinct in the wild.

When you see our animals up close, we hope you’ll want to help us do something to save them. To make sure your children, and their children, will be able to see them too. Because extinct means gone. Forever.

Just by visiting us, you’re helping

We’re part of 36 breeding programmes through our membership of the European Association of Zoos and Aquariums (EAZA). You can read about what we’re doing for black rhino conservation and all of our breeding programmes. Read our full Conservation Policy here.

We also want to help conserve all our natural resources. Our ‘Look to the Future’ team look at ways we can be greener, like growing our own willow for our giraffes to munch on. We even reuse our animal poo! Read our full Sustainability Policy here.

Willow tree planting at Folly Farm

We have our own willow plantation – so we’re self-sufficient in browse for our animals.

We also raise money for our conservation partners to help protect animals in their natural environment. And we help with projects that reintroduce animals from zoos to the wild.

Red Panda Network Forest Guardian

Money raised at Folly Farm has gone towards sponsoring Red Panda Network’s Forest Guardians

10% of the profits from all of our animals adoptions will raise money for our conservation partners, you can adopt a lion, adopt a goat, adopt a penguin, adopt a sloth, adopt a giraffe, adopt a red panda and many many more!

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Breeding Programmes

We love baby animals, and you love coming to see them. But for us it's about more than just the ahh factor

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Manyara the rhino
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Adopt an animal

The gift you can feel great about giving as 10% of the profit goes towards conservation

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Conservation Partners Working in the Wild

With your help - we're supporting numerous conservation projects working to save animals in the wild

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Solar panels at Folly Farm
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'Look to the Future'

Being sustainable? Going green? Whatever you call it, here’s what we’re doing about it

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Zoo Membership

We're proud to be members of the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) and the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA). Our membership means we share knowledge with leading zoos across the UK and Europe, and we learn from them too.