Our famous names: Martin Adams

Martin Adams, world darts champion, supports the UK Wolf Conservation Trust.

Martin 'Wolfie' Adams acquired his nickname because of his resemblance to the four-legged creatures, not because he has a habit of howling at the moon. He was first introduced to the UK Wolf Conservation Trust by a friend who works for the charity as a fundraiser. Impressed by the trust's work keeping wolves in natural conditions, he adopted Duma, a north American female wolf, and began visiting her regularly at the trust's centre in Berkshire. He has also donated darts and signed photos for auctions - and even had the trust logo painted on the side of his van.

Before the British Darts Organisation World Championship last month, he paid the Berkshire centre a visit. "He had a day off and decided to come down to see the wolves to get some inspiration for the championship," says Tsa Palmer, director of the trust. "He brought The Sun, the BBC and Dutch TV with him. We're a relatively small charity, but it gave us a lot of exposure."

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