Honey Badger Escapes

Honey Badger Escapes

Badgers, Badgers, Badgers! They have done it again! Well Stoffel is not the only escape artist here at the centre. On the night of the 25th February 2017 our two honey badgers Rika and Julius decided to show their own technique! Note the stone? Lift the stone and “badger”! You have an escape route! Once out they felt it was […]

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European Roller

European Roller

The Game Management Office in Hoedspruit called us to collect this European Roller to see if we could save it as it was hit by a car and unable to fly. European Rollers often perch on trees, posts or overhead wires, while searching for their prey that consists of large insects, small reptiles and rodents and as a result swoop […]

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The Summer of a Lifetime

Last summer, 19-year-old Samantha Caunce set off on a massive volunteering adventure, caring for injured and abandoned lions, cheetahs, rhinos and more in South Africa. She told us more about her incredible experience. What were you doing in South Africa? I took part in the Moholoholo rehabilitation centre and the Zingela predator project through African Conservation Experience (ACE), each for […]

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Our Baby Leopard

Delilah Recently our baby leopard, Delilah, who arrived at Moholoholo Rehab Centre in September last year, had recently taken ill. Her condition deteriorated rapidly over a couple of days and with the assistance of our local vet initial steps were taken. Delilah was suffering from blood in her stool and her mood was very sombre, nothing like our normal happy, […]

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Three Lion Sisters Reunited

Sisters Reunited Some of you may be aware of the recent story, on our Facebook page, regarding a single lion cub, about 5 months old that was caught in a trap and relocated to Moholoholo Rehab with her siblings still in the bush facing certain death. We are pleased to inform everyone that the 2 cubs we were waiting for […]

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It will never be the same

‘Big Boy’s’ life comes to an end The atmosphere at the Centre is dull! Something is missing! Everyone from the gardener to the manager is feeling the ‘gap’’ No more will we hear that thunderous roar, never again will we look on that majestic king of the beasts . . .Big Boy who has stolen the hearts of so many […]

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Capture and Release of Malawi Leopards

Preparation Procedures for the Leopards Translocation from Hoedspruit to the Majete Wildlife Reserve The translocation of the first two leopards to Malawi was originally scheduled for Wednesday 29 September. Unfortunately, the issuing of the CITES export permits took longer than expected. This was not as a result of faulty paperwork but merely because it entailed the approval of several different […]

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Problem Animals

Leopards come to Rehab Centre In last 2 ½ months we have seen 8 leopards come into the Rehab Centre. With the ever increasing ‘problem animal’ issues lately the first reaction is to shoot them. Through the tireless efforts of Brian Jones and the dedicated team of staff and volunteers the local community has embraced the notion of catch and […]

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Baby Cheetah Needs Assistance

A resident cheetah baby, 5 weeks old, is in desperate need of surgery due to a deformity in his oesophagus. This means he has great trouble keeping down his milk. if you feel led please donate money. Every little bit counts. WE NEED R15 000

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Snared Leopard Treated

This snared leopard was brought in May 2011. We treated him at the Rehab for minor injuries but we had to take him to the Vet for more complicated procedures: tooth removal and stitching up his tummy (his intestines were about to fall out). 4 months later he’s looking good and he seems to have healed perfectly. We’ve now moved […]

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