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Adopt Homer The wrinkled hornbill

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What's included?

1

Cuddly Toy

...or if that’s not what you’re after you can choose Bird Cufflinks at checkout.

2

Adopter Group

Join a thriving comunity... who share in your passion for your new best animal buddy, Homer. With our acclaimed, and exclusive, Facebook animal adoptions group, you can keep in regular touch with the latest goings on in Homer's life. Also - little bonus! - through the group, we'll also connect you with each and every animal you can adopt with Durrell! Nurture your wild side... and discover fascinating facts to become more closer to their daily lives than ever before.

3

Photo

The best way to stay in contact... with your new adopted family member Homer is simply to visit them, here at Jersey Zoo. But, like faraway family members, sometimes that's just not possible. Keep Homer in your thoughts with a high quality, exclusive portrait photo, included in your adoption pack.

4

Certificate

Your adoption is a celebration... so show your certificate with pride! Thanks to you, Homer will receive the very best care here at Jersey Zoo.Sound good? There's more: Your money is also supporting incredibly effective work to protect some of the most threatened animals in the world from extinction. We think that’s worth shouting about. Go you!

5

Keeper Letter

Included in your adoption pack is a very special letter, to you, from a mutual friend who knows Homer best - their keeper.Discover their vibrant personality, what makes them ‘tick’, and what your kind adoption is doing to help us give Homer the best possible care.

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Factsheet

Adopting Homer is the perfect gift for any budding animal lover!Our included fact sheet is a stepping stone to a world of discovery of this wonderful species. Uncover fascinating facts about Homer and their wild cousins, as well as the vital work being done to safeguard their survival in the wild.

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Bookmark, sticker &...

By adopting Homer, you're already doing so much to help their species.As an extra little 'thank you', we'll add a few goodies to your adoption pack - a Durrell Animal Adoptions bookmark and Durrell sticker. We'll also share some wallpapers with you, so you can be reminded of your new best friend Homer each time you use your mobile device or computer!

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Magazines

We're delighted you're with us... we've got so much we want to share with you!With your adoption, you will receive two editions of Durrell's 'Wild Life’ magazine. The first magazine will be sent straight away, the second by email in either Spring or Autumn.

9

Birthday Message

A birthday's always better when it's full of surprises! So... we won't give too much away right now. But you can be sure we'll help you to celebrate your new best friend Homer's special day, in a very special way.

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Upgrades

Choose from Bronze, Silver or Gold upgrades to receive extras such as Jersey Zoo tickets, your name on our website, and a private tour to meet your adopted animal and their keeper! How about that!

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1 Cuddly Toy Open

...or if that’s not what you’re after you can choose Bird Cufflinks at checkout.

2 Adopter Group Open

Join a thriving comunity... who share in your passion for your new best animal buddy, Homer. With our acclaimed, and exclusive, Facebook animal adoptions group, you can keep in regular touch with the latest goings on in Homer's life. Also - little bonus! - through the group, we'll also connect you with each and every animal you can adopt with Durrell! Nurture your wild side... and discover fascinating facts to become more closer to their daily lives than ever before.

3 Photo Open

The best way to stay in contact... with your new adopted family member Homer is simply to visit them, here at Jersey Zoo. But, like faraway family members, sometimes that's just not possible. Keep Homer in your thoughts with a high quality, exclusive portrait photo, included in your adoption pack.

4 Certificate Open

Your adoption is a celebration... so show your certificate with pride! Thanks to you, Homer will receive the very best care here at Jersey Zoo.Sound good? There's more: Your money is also supporting incredibly effective work to protect some of the most threatened animals in the world from extinction. We think that’s worth shouting about. Go you!

5 Keeper Letter Open

Included in your adoption pack is a very special letter, to you, from a mutual friend who knows Homer best - their keeper.Discover their vibrant personality, what makes them ‘tick’, and what your kind adoption is doing to help us give Homer the best possible care.

6 Factsheet Open

Adopting Homer is the perfect gift for any budding animal lover!Our included fact sheet is a stepping stone to a world of discovery of this wonderful species. Uncover fascinating facts about Homer and their wild cousins, as well as the vital work being done to safeguard their survival in the wild.

7 Bookmark, sticker &... Open

By adopting Homer, you're already doing so much to help their species.As an extra little 'thank you', we'll add a few goodies to your adoption pack - a Durrell Animal Adoptions bookmark and Durrell sticker. We'll also share some wallpapers with you, so you can be reminded of your new best friend Homer each time you use your mobile device or computer!

8 Magazines Open

We're delighted you're with us... we've got so much we want to share with you!With your adoption, you will receive two editions of Durrell's 'Wild Life’ magazine. The first magazine will be sent straight away, the second by email in either Spring or Autumn.

9 Birthday Message Open

A birthday's always better when it's full of surprises! So... we won't give too much away right now. But you can be sure we'll help you to celebrate your new best friend Homer's special day, in a very special way.

10 * Upgrades Open

Choose from Bronze, Silver or Gold upgrades to receive extras such as Jersey Zoo tickets, your name on our website, and a private tour to meet your adopted animal and their keeper! How about that!

Compare packages

Homer’s story…

Handsome, hyper-intelligent and a hit with the ladies…

Homer the hornbill is a character once met, never forgotten! His habit of charming the female keepers and chasing the male ones is legendary – as are his juggling skills!

He’s amazingly adorned…

with a ‘casque’ on his huge beak and blue, yellow and red iridescent feathers. He’s also a model husband, as hornbills mate for life with the males exclusively feeding the chicks.

How Durrell helps wrinkled hornbills

Wrinkled hornbills first arrived at Durrell in 2001. We hope that by providing nesting sites similar to the holes they use in the wild, we will soon be celebrating our first successful breeding. The techniques we learn can then be applied to other endangered hornbill species.

About Durrell

'Durrell' is an international charity dedicated to 'Saving Species From Extinction'. Founded by author and naturalist Gerald Durrell, we've been saving some of the world's most endangered animals for over half a century. Through our Wildlife Park in Jersey, conservation academies in Mauritius and Jersey, and 45 field projects worldwide, our unique approach tackles conservation from all angles.

About Durrell

'Durrell' is an international charity dedicated to 'Saving Species From Extinction'. Founded by author and naturalist Gerald Durrell, we've been saving some of the world's most endangered animals for over half a century. Through our Wildlife Park in Jersey, conservation academies in Mauritius and Jersey, and 45 field projects worldwide, our unique approach tackles conservation from all angles.

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