Meet Crash…

Crash is our resident one-winged Black Stork. He was admitted to our clinic with a broken wing in 2014, unfortunately the wing had to be amputated as the break was so bad. As Crash can no longer fly, he free roams around the centres grounds. Crash is a very intelligent bird, every day around 4pm he wanders up to our […]

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Volunteering at its best!

The students have been very busy these last few months! From nursing bushbabies, to relocating lions, the Moholoholo volunteers are always learning something new and experiencing once in a lifetime moments. The caring of our resident animals and furry/feathery patients are never an easy set task. It’s unpredictable of what might come through the Rehab’s doors, and you need to […]

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The Crocodile Has Been Caught

the crocodile has been caught

Wednesday morning got off to an ordinary start until it was quickly interrupted by a call saying that the crocodile had been caught! A day and a half after setting the trap luck was on our side. Everything was put on hold and we all rushed to get to the sight where we had set the trap and catch a […]

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We Had a Call From

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We had a call from a resident at Hippo Pools about a crocodile who had taken up residence in a waterhole nearby his home. Dogs are a hugely appealing meal to a crocodile and unfortunately for this home owner he owns several, meaning almost every evening the croc would approach the house in search of his next meal. An environmental […]

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Rentia Matz is a Dear Friend

rentia and stompie

Rentia Matz is a dear friend of the rehab who is especially fond of our crazy honey badgers! Her love and passion for these incredible animals is to be admired and we cannot thank her enough for all she does for us and the animals! No words can show how truly grateful we are to be blessed with such a […]

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Two Fell Off Nest After Storms

Two fell off nest after storms

Over the course of the past two months we have had 5 cape vultures and 2 hooded vultures brought into the clinic. Unfortunately, the Cape vulture that was brought in to us after being confiscated from poachers. He was doing amazing in his outside enclosure for about 5 days, when out of the blue he began to show signs of […]

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Just as with December

Just as with December

December was a very busy months for avian patents and January is proving to be no different. We began with a steppe buzzard that was suspected to be hit by a car. He had a suspected neck injury as his head was rotated almost 180 degrees. He was kept hydrated and put on a course of anti-inflammatory. For the first […]

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Lizzard Buzzard

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A young lizard buzzard was brought in after his nest had been destroyed. He was very skinny and his right wing was hanging much lower than the left. Luckily, there was no break in the wing or any open wounds. Hopefully with time and rest his wing will come right and fingers crossed he can be released once he is […]

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Thank You

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We want to say a big thank you to Simone and Kurt Feissli for their very kind donation of cleaning supplies. And a huge thank you to Roy Ruland, our past volunteer for sending much needed cleaning supplies all the way from the USA! It is will help tremendously! Students and staff are so grateful for the addition of better […]

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Bateleur

bateleur

A young Bateleur is the newest patient to Moholoholo clinic. He was suspected to be poisoned however it became apparent that upon arrival that he was weak and starved. It is unknown how the youngster came to end up on the ground, but sadly it meant that mum and dad would not feed him now that he wasn’t on the […]

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