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Adopt a lion

From £3 a month

From £36

Included with the pack:

  • A cuddly toy (optional)
  • A cuddly toy (optional)
  • My Lions and Wild World magazine 3 times a year - as well as a factbook, certificate, bookmarks, stickers and more...
  • But unfortunately we can't include a real lion...

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Lion adoption gift certificate

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Your pack will be sent within 3 days - but allow up to 10 days for it to arrive.

Express delivery

For only £7.50, next day delivery*

*Next day is mainland England; a next day service to the highlands and islands could take 2 days.

More about lions

Strong, powerful and incredibly vulnerable to conflict with people, loss of habitat and prey. Help us to protect the magnificent king of the big cats.

How you're helping the lions

Lions are the only cats to grow manes and are the most sociable of all the big cats. Prides will often roar together to mark their territory.

Location: Naboisho Conservancy which lies along the northern border of the Maasai Mara Reserve, Kenya.

Map of the Maasai Mara in Kenya, Africa

Habitat: African lions live in a range of habitats. They prefer open woodland, thick bush, scrub and grasslands, which give them cover for hunting and shade to rest in the heat of the day.

Wild population: 30,000 — 35,000

The threats to lions

How your adoption can help

In the Mara we are working with local communities to help them use their natural resources more sustainably – including the vital freshwater resource of the Mara River.

The lions of the Maasai Mara

The well-established Enesikiria Pride is made up of several family groups which consist of a small number of adult males, along with adult lionesses and cubs of various ages.