|BC423MA||Keep Wildlife in the Wild Stamps from the Miniature Sheet Cover||£25.00||Limited Availability|
|BC423MAS||Keep Wildlife in the Wild Stamps from the Miniature Sheet Cover, signed by Will Travers||£35.00||Buy Now|
|BC423MAS1||Keep Wildlife in the Wild Stamps from the Miniature Sheet Cover, signed by Virginia McKenna||£40.00||Buy Now|
Issue Date: 22/03/2011
Issue Name: Keep Wildlife in the Wild Stamps from the Miniature Sheet Cvoer
Producer: Buckingham Covers
For 50 years the World Wildlife Fund has acted as a worldwide symbol of environmental conservation and sustainable development, a cause that is becoming an ever more pressing necessity. To celebrate their 50th anniversary, Buckingham Covers has teamed together with the Born Free Foundation, a leading animal protection group, to bring you this stunning first day cover. This cover features the 4 stamps torn from the minature sheet along with a Horsham, W. Sussex postmark, and is available signed by actress and wildlife campaigner, Virginia McKenna.
The Born Free Foundation - Keeping Wildlife in the Wild
Zoo Check is at the heart of Born Free and takes action to stop captive animal suffering, challenge the multi-billion-pound global captive animal industry, and phase-out zoos and animal circuses.
Amongst their incredible work, they: rescues individual lions, tigers and leopards from tiny cages and gives them lifetime care at sanctuaries, funds major lion and tiger conservation projects and fights hunting big cats for 'sport'.
Protects wild elephants and their habitat in Africa and Asia, fights the brutal ivory trade, cares for orphaned calves, opposes the capture of wild elephants for zoos, and campaigns against exploitation.
Supports the UN's Great Ape Survival Project, rescues orphaned apes, fights the global ape 'bushmeat' and exotic pet trades, protects wild gorillas and returns rescued monkeys to the wild protects the Ethiopian wolf, rescues wolves in need.
Develops solutions when wolves and people come in conflict, campaigns against hunting and exposes the plight of captive wolves protects rare basking sharks, funds marine turtle and dugong conservation, monitors wild orcas, helps rescue stranded cetaceans, fights captive exploitation and opposes wild capture of dolphins and whales
Investigates tourism's impact on polar bears, returns orphan polar bear cubs to the wild, cares for rescued dancing bears and individuals from bile farms, fights the gall bladder trade and exploitation.
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Will Travers is the Chief Executive Officer of the Born Free Foundation.
Virginia Anne McKenna OBE is a British stage and screen actress, author and wildlife campaigner. She is best known for the films A Town Like Alice, Carve Her Name with Pride and Born Free, and for her long collaboration with husband Bill Travers.