Problem Animals

Checking of Teeth

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 – Moholoholo

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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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Lion Cubs TB Test and General Check Up

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Our three new baby lionesses under went a health check up on the 21st August. With the ever present loss of our ambassador Cheetahs, Jolly and Juba, Brian decided that while the cubs were sedated that we should have them TB tested. The students got a close up look of the three cubs and were crucial as we needed three […]

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A Spotted Release

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With continued habitat issues our wildlife are often faced with the problem of where to go. This was all to true when we received a call from a local farmer asking us to come and remove a Leopard from his property. It was noted that he had some minor facial wounds and a broken left upper canine. A week later […]

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Rare Bird Arrives

rare bird arrives

A Sooty Tern arrived at the Centre on the 21 January. It could not fly due to being so weak and was in poor condition upon arrival. It is a rare for a bird such as this to find his way so far inland. Normally they feed by diving for fish in the sea. They live in large flocks and […]

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Baby Civet has arrived

cicet arrives

One of the little cuties brought is a 6 week old baby Civet which arrived on the 23rd January. She is the cutest thing and weighs 650grams. The reason for her coming in to us is a little sad. Before she arrived we had severe storms that we have never experienced in this area before causing much damage. We had […]

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Abandoned Baby White Rhino

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On Friday 6th January we received a call from a game farmer who had discovered an abandoned baby white rhino on his farm an hours drive away! When it comes to baby rhinos, this journey is definitely worth it! Brian, along with some staff members and students left and we began the adventure to collect the little thing. On arrival […]

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