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HESC Thank you – November 2017

We are always humbled by the generous hearts of the friends of HESC that are so open to giving. Without the help of every person, school or company, we would not be able to do what we do. Thank you to each and everyone of you!  HALLOWEEN @ HESC Our friends at African Synergy put together a magnificent Halloween-themed fundraiser for HESC, and it was a huge success! An amazing…
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Gauteng schools join the Rhino Art Project for World Rhino Day 2017

During the week of the 21st September 2017, we celebrated World Rhino Day with the “Rhino Art – Let the children’s voices be heard” project. This project aims to bring awareness to young kids about the plight of rhinos, and create a positive connection to these endangered species through art. These artworks will be showcased to the world in airports, to politicians and to conservation bodies. During the course of…
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Halloween fundraiser for HESC, by African Synergy

  R155 000 raised…Wow! We, together with the help of the Camp Jabulani team, did it! Our Halloween fundraiser for the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC) held on 2nd November 2017 was a phenomenal success! Best dressed winner Runners up for best dressed HESC has taken on the enormous responsibility of caring, providing a home and protecting both rhino poaching victims and orphaned rhino calves. Knowing the incredible work HESC…
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King Cheetah, Sebeka’s cut leg is treated

On Saturday, 4 November we noticed that our female King Cheetah Sebeka was bleeding from her hind leg, and on closer inspection discovered that she had cut her leg. Dr Rogers was called and he darted Sebeka. Within minutes the anaesthetic had taken effect and she was loaded onto a carry mat and carried to the back of the animal vehicle. A drip was connected to Sebeka, and Dr Rogers…
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The environmental importance of the vulture restaurant at HESC

The vulture restaurant at HESC might be for some a difficult sight to absorb and odour to handle. However, this ‘pit of bones’ is very important from a conservation point of view. Many people may not be aware that most of the vulture species are endangered. And should nothing be done to try to save them, this could have a severe impact on the environment. The vulture restaurant at HESC…
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