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25 Adorable Animals You Can Help Protect Right Now

25 Adorable Animals You Can Help Protect Right Now

Each year the United Nations observes March 3rd as World Wildlife Day. This year's theme is "The future of wildlife is in our hands," to draw attention to the number of challenges faced by the world's wildlife that we have the power to stop, like poaching, habitat loss, and animal trafficking.

At GlobalGiving, we're proud to partner with nonprofits from all around the globe working to save and protect wildlife. In fact, we've got some pretty cute animals that could use your help right now. Click any of the images below and learn how you can help protect adorable animals for years to come.

1. Life can be hard when you're no bigger than a pen.

 Photo from Fellow Mortals Wildlife Hospital

 

2. This orphaned joey is coping with a new pouch.

Photo from Australia Zoo Life Warriors 

 

3. Baby sun bear can see the silver lining.

Photo from Wildlife Alliance 

 

4. Some Tasmanians get a bad rep, but not these cuties.

Photo from Conservation Volunteers Australia

 

5. Meeting new people can be scary.

Photo from Sumatran Orangutan Society

 

6. This pup will surely seal your heart.

Photo from Orca Network

 

7. Looks like this puppy ran out of shoes to chew.

Photo from Cheetah Conservation Fund

 

8. What’s cooler than being cool? Being a snow leopard.

Photo from IUCN

 

9. This is Savannah, the Bobcat, not to be confused with Robert, the Savannah Cat.

Photo from Atlantic Wildlife Animal Rescue Effort

 

10. Oh! Looks like this lemur didn't see you there!

 

Photo from Duke Lemur Center

 

11. Batter up!

Photo from Sydney Wildlife

 

12. This bandicoot prefers to stay at home, unlike his brother Crash.

Photo from Conservation Volunteers Australia

 

13. These sugar gliders must be named for their sweet faces.

Photo from Wildlife Alliance

 

14. Surf's up! These sea turtles are always catching waves.

Photo from Earthwatch Institute

 

15. Just hanging around, waiting for her hibiscus flower lunch.

Photo from Stg Green Heritage Fund Suriname

 

16. These are the most adorable dinosaur birds we've ever seen.

Photo from Rainforest Rescue

 

17. Try not to squeal at the cuteness of the peccary pig.

Photo from ASANA

 

18. Southern Hairy-Nosed Wombat. Need we say more?

Photo from Conservation Volunteers Australia

 

 

19. When you catch yourself in the reflection and you know you look good.

Photo from The Wildlife Trust of India

 

20. Whale, whale, whale...what do we have here?

Photo from The Whaleman Foundation

 

21. Cure to any baaaa-d day? Here are some baby lambs.

Photo from Adopt A Wildlife Acre

 

22. She normally carries an olive branch.

Photo from Palomacy Pigeon & Dove Adoptions

 

23. The difference between a lion and a cheetah? The mane part's missing.

 Photo from Cheetah Conservation Fund

 

24. Hay there, how's it going?

Photo from The EQUUS Foundation

 

25. Baby elephants. Enough said.

Photo from The Wildlife Trust of India

What Else Can You Do To Help?

    1. Share this article on Facebook or Twitter to spread the word about the challenges the world's wildlife faces each day.
    2. Support high-impact, grassroots nonprofit organizations on GlobalGiving working to protect wildlife.

 

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