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We would like to thank the following photographers and organisations for leaving their photographic material to our disposal: ©Welttierschutzgesellschaft e.V. (WTG), ©Lisa Ossenbrink, ©Wiebke Plasse, ©Action for the Protection of Wild Animals (APOWA), ©Animals´ Angels, ©Carl Salter, ©CoVAB Makerere University, ©Liberia Animal Welfare and Conservation Society (LAWCS), ©Marlyn Romero Peñuelas, ©Remke Lasance

The content of our website has been compiled with meticulous care and to the best of our knowledge. However, we cannot assume any liability for the up-to-dateness, completeness or accuracy of any of the pages.

According to the last Notice of Exemption by the Hamburg Tax Office, Tax number 17/427/03696, issued on April 1, 2021, Welttierschutzstiftung serves exclusively and directly for non-profit and animal welfare purposes. According to § 5 Abs. 1 Nr. 9 of the German Income Tax Code and § 3 Nr. 6 of the German Trade Tax Act Welttierschutzstiftung has been exempt from paying corporate income and trade income tax.

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