Grey Duiker

A 1 week old female Grey Duiker was found in Lydenburg and brought it to a pet shop nearby. The shop owner Jenny Riley raised her for three weeks and named her Daisy. As Jenny owned dogs she was worried that they would one day attacked Daisy so she decided to bring her to us to care for and finally […]

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Lappet Faced Vulture Chick

Lappet Faced Vulture Chick

This must be one of the most amazing happenings here at the Centre! Two of our resident Lappet Faced Vultures built a rough nest on the ground in the Vulture enclosure. For the whole of the incubation period of 54 to 56 days they were protecting their egg from the other vultures, constantly fighting them away from their nest. After […]

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Giant Eagle Owl

Giant Eagle Owl

A Giant Eagle Owl flew into a power line in the Zingela Nature Reserve Tolwe Limpopo and broke its wing. The brake is unfortunately on the joint of the wing which means it cannot be fixed with a pin. All we could do is clean and doctor the wound and give it Antibiotics (Baytril) twice a day. Unfortunately due to […]

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Moholoholo Ya Mati Blog 30 September 2017

Moholoholo Ya Mati Blog 30 September 2017 The Knob-Thorn Tree: The Knob-thorn is a slow-growing, medium to tall tree reaching heights of between 8 – 20 metres. It is found growing from the wooded grasslands of the lowveld in Southern Africa to as far north as Tanzania, surviving in many different soil types. The tallest trees of this species are […]

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Volunteer Donation

Volunteer Donation

Running a rehab centre is a very costly affair what with medical expenses, feeding and having enough finance to renew or update enclosures are ongoing. We were in desperate need of an enlarged suitable enclosure for one of our leopards and thanks to Molly Pearson a volunteer from England who donated a substantial amount of money towards our new leopard […]

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Marsh Owl

Marsh Owl

A Marsh Owl was found hooked by its wing on a barbwire fence on the N4 Hoedspruit. Its wing was broken and still had a bit of the wire stuck in its wing when it had to be cut away from the fence. As you can see in the photo it was not a good sight. How long this poor […]

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