The Aspinall Foundation

The Aspinall Foundation

Charity information

The Aspinall Foundation

The Aspinall Foundation, a registered charity, in conjunction with Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks in Kent, is devoted to the protection and breeding of rare and endangered animals with the

Founded 1982

  • Mission statement

    Our mission is;
    • To halt the extinction of rare and endangered species in the wild.
    • To provide a natural living environment for the animals in our Kent-based parks.
    • To reintroduce animals from our parks back to their wild habitat where possible.
    • To be world leaders in animal husbandry and captive breeding.
    • To be a partner and catalyst to conservation efforts at home and abroad.

  • Aims

    The Aspinall Foundation aims to:

    • To return endangered animals back into protected areas in the wild.
  • Overview

    Established: April 1982

    Registered Charity Number: 326567

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 7

    Phone number: 01303 234 199

    Address: Port Lympne Reserve, Lympne, Nr Hythe, Kent CT21 4PD

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