Barn Owl

barn owl

Just the other day another baby barn owl was brought in to us here at the clinic. Mum had made her nest inside a workshop on a nearby farm and workers had already found one of the siblings deceased on the ground, so when this youngster fell from his nest they brought him straight to us. We took the same […]

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Bushbaby

bushbaby

The three young bushbabies that came to us in March have been successfully released. Their journey started after 2 of them were sadly attacked by cats and the other unfortunately fell from his nest. After a week or so we put them all together in a large cage and they instantly loved each others company. During the day they would […]

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Meet…

crash

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 […]

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Second porcupine baby

Porcupine Baby

At the beginning of June a young porcupine was brought to us from a local farmer and quickly made her way into hearts of our staff and volunteers. Our spikey edition to the family was only at the rehab for one week when a second porcupine youngster was welcomed. The newest edition is expected to be the sibling of our […]

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Caracal

caracal

Towards of the end of June we received a call from some local residents on a nearby farm saying a large male caracal had killed and eaten a domestic cat and that they would like him to be removed from their farm. We quickly got all our equipment together and rushed off to see how we could help. When we […]

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Barn Owl

barn owl

A baby barn owl, estimated at around 10 days old, was brought into our clinic this month after unfortunately falling from his nest. Upon admittance he was cold and weak so our clinic nurse tubed the small baby with some fluids and placed him on a heat pad. Thankfully he perked up fast! Currently the baby is in the care […]

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Papier Mache

Cheetahs

The volunteers had some fun getting messy this week all in aid of providing our animals with some enrichment. We set them the challenge to create balls out of papier mache that we then filled with delicious treats for some of our residents. Cheetah and leopard vs watermelon This month it was time for the cheetahs and leopards to take […]

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Enrichment

honey badger

It was an eventful week here at the centre, fun all around! Many of the animals experienced something new this week due to the generosity of our great volunteers! They bought a whole lot of exciting things including watermelons and pumpkins for the lions and ostrich eggs for the honey badgers! First up… honey badger vs ostrich egg It took […]

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Amur Falcon

Amur Falcon

A few months ago, a caring couple brought us an Amur Falcon all the way from Middleburg! They drove 3 and a half hours to bring him here as he had a wound on his wing which was impairing his flying ability. We checked him out on arrival and found that he was very skinny. Whilst the wound on his […]

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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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