Adult Martial

Adult Martial

Our resident adult female Martial Eagle was admitted into our clinic, for mites eating her head feathers. The clinic staff applied Dectomax which is used to treat parasites on feathers and put her back in her enclosure. They will continue to monitor her and if necessary to apply more Dectomax. There has already been an improvement in her condition, we […]

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Serval mom and her kittens

Serval mom and her kittens

One of our female servals had two adorable little kittens. They are now a month old, growing up fast and doing well – feeding on milk and rats. As we have a successful Serval breeding program our main goal is to prepare them for release. In the Eastern Cape, Nature Conservation officials claimed that Servals had become extinct in the […]

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Insect-Eating Bat

Insect-Eating Bat

A baby Insect-eating Bat fell from a tree in Tremisana Lodge in Balule Game Reserve. The Bat pup was escorted by a Viva Safi guide and guests, who were joining our morning tour. The pup was so tiny and had its eyes closed, we didn’t think it would survive the night. Due to the excellent work of Nikita, Head of […]

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Cheetah Vaccination

Cheetah Vaccination

It was time for our 1 year old cheetah cubs to get their annual cat flu injections. While they were distracted with food, Jacqueline Bisco a vet from Brazil who was volunteering with us injected them with the vaccine. The cubs did not realize what happened as they were too occupied with their meal. **DID YOU KNOW? New-born cubs have […]

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Cape Vulture Injured Eye

Cape Vulture Injured Eye

One of our resident Cape Vulture was admitted into our clinic, as both eyes where closed due to infection. We put Eye Ointment in his eyes, gave him Baytril an antibiotic as well as karba-dusted him for feather parasites. Due to the high volume of other sick and injured animals in our clinic, we were worried that the eye infection […]

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Grey Duiker

Grey Duiker

A very weak, two week old baby Grey Duiker was found next to Orpen Road. It was undernourished, dehydrated, and covered in ticks. Unfortunately it passed away a few hours later, we suspect it was due to the fact that it was left in the hot sun on the road for an extended period of time and was too dehydrated […]

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Speckled Mousebird Chick

Speckled Mousebird Chick

The baby speckled mousebird was found on the ground in the Klaserie Caravan Park. The people that found it could not find the nest or the parents, as they were scared it will get eaten by dogs, cats and other animals, so they brought it to us. Other than being very young there was no injuries, so Lisa Marie Haggadone […]

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Rehab Gardens

Rehab Gardens Moholoholo

Jenny decided it was time for the gardens by the Main gate, Lecture Hall and the Rehab’s Office entrance to be revamped. The gardens were revived by placing stones around a variety of Aloes, Society Garlic plants and succulents. In doing so, not only creating visually beautiful areas, also a desired attraction for many butterflies and bird species.

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On the 16th December 2017 Ouma & Daniel got married at Ya Mati.

On the 16th December 2017 Ouma & Daniel got married at Ya Mati.

They got married on the lawn with the mountains as a beautiful background. Picture perfect day with the blues skies and now and then a white cloud coming over. There reception was in our marque tent. The wedding started early in the morning and finished late afternoon. Even though it was a day wedding we could still light up the […]

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Student’s recent activities:

Student’s recent activities:

Kruger trip on the 28th Nov (Cody was their guide – his ability to spot animals and his knowledge) Eco Caves 07th Nov (beautiful side it was) Nhoveni Sleep out 09th Nov (Amazing experience to fall asleep under the stars and all the sound of the animals) This past month our Student Volunteers were given the opportunity to explore our […]

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