Porcupine baby

Porcupine baby

At the beginning of June a young porcupine was brought to us from a local farmer, she was estimated to be about 2 months old and found wandering alone. Porcupines usually wean at about 3 months old so this little one was still too young to be on her own just yet. Nikita has taken on role of mum and […]

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Wahlberg Eagle

Wahlberg

A Juvenile Wahlberg Eagle was found on the ground in Skukuza Camp Kruger National Park. It was dropped off at the Orpen Gate as it was the closest Kruger gate for Nikkita our head clinic nurse to collect it from. On arrival it was examined and no injuries were found, it was just very weak and skinny which is probably […]

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White Stork

WhiteStork

A White Stork was found on the side of the road near our centre. When Cody fetched the stork it was found to be very weak, as there were no injuries we suspected it had been poisoned. We gave it a lot of fluids to flush the poison out and keep it hydrated. The stork is did very well and […]

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Poisoned Spotted Eagle Owl

spotted eagle owl

A Spotted Eagle Owl came to us from Sabi Sands Game Reserve, it was suspected of having secondary poisoning from eating poisoned rats and mice. The owls legs and wings were paralyzed as which is a sure sign of poisoning. Due to its state we had to start off by force feeding it as it was too weak to feed […]

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Honey Badger Introduction

Honey Badger Introduction

It was finally time to introduce our newest member of our honey badger family (the badger that came from Tenikwa Wildlife and Rehabilitation Centre in Plettenberg Bay) to our youngest one Stompie. When we first put them together Badji (the new one) went straight for Stompie, luckily Stompie crawled up in a ball and protected himself, so he didn’t get […]

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Brown snake eagle

Brown Snake Eagle

A Brown Snake Eagle was brought to us with an injured wing. It had a big wound on the wing which we think was caused by a thorn on a Sickle Bush that ripped the wing when it was hunting and dived for its prey. The wound became infected with Gangrene even after cleaning it frequently, so we had to […]

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Banded Mongoose

Banded

The family that raised the honey badger Stoffel (the Houdini of the Rehab) found a baby Banded Mongoose in the town of Marble Hill, Limpopo abandoned and with a wound on her leg, brought in the baby mongoose. Carla a staff member is looking after and raising the baby mongoose. She is getting very spoilt by all the volunteers and […]

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Barn Owl

owl

A Barn Owl nestling was found on the ground at ATKV Eiland Spa Holiday resort in Letsitele which is near Tzaneen. With no sight of the mother or nest around, caring people drove about an hour and a half to bring the owl to us. Our plan for the owl is to have it ringed and raise it until adulthood […]

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Zebra Foal

zebra

A three day old zebra foal came to us from Blyde River Botanical Reserve. It was suspected that his mother died given birth so he joined the rest of the herd. Unfortunately for the foal, it was a male, fights for dominance between stallions can be savage, and the adult male started to kick and bite him, so they rescued […]

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Fleas on our Serval Family

moholoholo

Recently we had to move the Serval mother and her two kittens to a new enclosure, as their enclosure was masked in fleas. Once relocated, the family was sprayed with FrontLine and injected with Vitamin B to increase their appetite. Due to the fact that they had a flea infestation, they had lost a fair amount of blood and it […]

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