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Holiday Gifts for Animal Lovers

With the holiday season upon us, now is the time to show our nearest and dearest how much they mean to us. It’s the perfect time to make them feel incredibly special, and what could be better than doing so with gifts that also give back to local communities and wildlife?

Here at Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN), we take immense pride in teaming up with companies that are dedicated to playing their part in building a brighter future for endangered wildlife. These companies generously contribute a percentage of their proceeds to conservation efforts. But that’s not all—this gift guide also includes some fantastic items created by our Conservation Partners. These items not only offer sustainable livelihoods to rural communities all around the globe, but also play a pivotal role in supporting conservation efforts.

No matter who’s on your gift list this year, we’re absolutely certain you’ll discover something they’ll cherish in this gift guide. Happy holidays!

Wildlife Tracking Bracelets, Fahlo

Add some color to your dear one’s wrist! Each bracelet in Fahlo’s Wildlife Tracking Bracelet collection helps support conservation efforts on the ground for some of the world’s most beloved species. These stunning beaded bracelets come with the ability to track a real wild elephant, penguin, giraffe, or lion online via Fahlo’s app that uses data from tracking directly from their nonprofit partners. You’ll receive a card with your animal’s name, photo, history, and the ability to see where he or she travels throughout their habitat. These innovative bracelets will not only look amazing on your loved ones, but 10% of net profits from Fahlo will also be donated to conservation. Shop here, starting at $16.95.

Leopard Print Phone Case, Loopy

Protect your phone and protect wildlife—it’s a win-win! Loopy has designed a StoptheDrop® case that protects your phone and keeps it safe in your hand. Their Loopy for a Cause 1% Pledge program donates a portion of all Leopard and Midnight Leopard Loopy® Cases to help us protect endangered species around the world. Shop here (cases vary by phone model).

Merry Refill Sets, Cocofloss

Save animals while flashing a healthy smile! Touted by dental and wellness experts alike, Cocofloss is a soft, super-cleansing floss that is free of toxins like BPAs, parabens, SLS and PFAS, and is made from recycled water bottles. Their Cocofloss Merry Refills set includes a $5 donation to help conserve snow leopards, penguins, or spectacled bears (your choice). Each gift-ready set includes 4 irresistibly scented, ultra-cleansing Cocofloss refill spools in Affogato Gelato, Pure Peppermint, Confetti Cake, and Pure Strawberry, wrapped in backyard-compostable packaging and ready to pop into any Cocofloss dispenser to reuse. Give back to grins and wildlife conservation this holiday season! Shop here.

Wrapping Paper, Giftiply

Next up is definitely a holiday essential! Wrap each of your lovely gifts in wrapping paper that supports the causes you love. Giftiply’s model of “Philanthropy through Art” brings together nonprofit partners and independent artists to create unique and sustainable products. 33% of your purchase price is donated to help raise awareness for conservation efforts and protect endangered wildlife around the world. Shop the Let It Snow Leopards and Conservation Decorations wrapping paper designs.

Animal Charm Bracelets, Pura Vida

Show your love for wildlife right on your wrist with a Pura Vida Charm Bracelet! These bitty braided bracelets feature a dangling charm in a cool silver finish, with the polar bear, llama, and zebra charms supporting WCN. For every bracelet sold, Pura Vida will donate 5% of the purchase price to our efforts to advance conservation work around the world. Shop here.

Suzi Ezserthas

Get a glimpse into the lives of the very youngest members of majestic, endangered species through New on Earth, a stunning photography book by Suzi Eszterhas. For the last twenty years, Suzi has dedicated her life and her work as a wildlife photographer to capturing the daily life of wild animal families throughout the world, mainly those that are endangered. New on Earth is a collection of her most spectacular photographs—from groundbreaking images of tiger cubs in their den in India, to newborn cheetahs on the African savanna, to brown bear cubs seeing the world for the first time in the Alaskan wilderness. 30% of proceeds from New on Earth will benefit Wildlife Conservation Network. Shop here.

“Felti” Animal Ornaments, Spectacled Bear Conservation

One of the cutest holiday gifts you can buy are woolen animal “Feltis” handcrafted by Spectacled Bear Conservation (SBC). These ornaments have been a hit with WCN donors for years—our personal favorite is the pangolin! SBC works with remote communities in northwestern Peru to train local women as Felti artisans, and the vital income helps them provide for their families. In return, these communities enthusiastically support conservation and the efforts of SBC to protect the spectacled bear and its fragile habitat. Shop here, starting at $17.50. 

Adopt a Macaw, Macaw Recovery Network

For those on your list who are always making a positive impact in the world, now you can symbolically adopt a scarlet macaw or great green macaw for your loved ones through the Macaw Recovery Network (MRN). Adopting a macaw will help MRN protect these endangered birds and their habitats. It will also enable these rescued macaws to be released back to the wild one day. You will receive a digital welcome package and receive quarterly updates about the macaw that you take under your wing, a perfect gift for anyone enamored by these magnificent birds. You can also adopt an almond tree, the home of a macaw! Adopt here, starting at $50.

Proyecto Titi

Shop plushies and other unique gifts like eco-mochilas, which are crafted from discarded plastic bags, from Proyecto Tití. All items are made by local women in Colombia, giving them an opportunity to provide for their families and reduce dependence on forest resources—ultimately conserving habitat for endangered cotton-top tamarins. Shop here.

Global Auction, MarAlliance 

Have someone on your list who has it all? Gift them an experience of a lifetime. MarAlliance is hosting a unique online experience that promises to take you on a journey of celebration and marine conservation. During this online auction, you can bid on exciting prizes and experiences while supporting marine conservation work that helps re-wild the oceans with endangered marine megafauna and fuel a sustainable blue economy. Experiences include a jungle getaway for two in Belize, snorkeling Belize’s Great Blue Hole, and whale watching in Panama. Bid here.

With any of these gifts, we guarantee you will spread cheer to your friends, family, and wildlife. Thank you for your generosity, and have a happy and safe holiday season from all of us at Wildlife Conservation Network!

Learn more about each of these partnerships and browse other products that support wildlife conservation on our Shop Page.

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