Andy Murray Becomes WWF Ambassador

November 6, 2014

British tennis star Andy Murray has become a global ambassador for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

As ambassador the British number one will help to raise awareness of the fight against poaching and illegal wildlife trade.

Murray said: “I think it’s incredibly important that this trade is prevented and the sniffer dog programme seemed like the perfect venture for me to get behind.

“I know from my own dogs how clever they can be and it’s fascinating how these sniffer dogs communicate with their handlers.”

Heather Sohl, ed chief species advisor at WWF UK, said she was “delighted” to have Murray on board and join the fight against the illegal wildlife trade.

Murray is currently in London ahead of the start of the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena on Sunday.