Category Archives: What’s been going on

HESC | WCT THANK YOU BLOG FEBRUARY 2019

We would like to take this opportunity to express our heartfelt gratitude to all of our February supporters. Their contribution is invaluable to the day-to-day operations at the centre. BOWES BROTHERS Bowes Brothers offer a unique range of handmade jewelry with a focus on detail and quality.  A percentage of direct profits are donated to selected partners. The HESC has been selected as one of the lucky beneficiaries! Special thanks…
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MISS PIGGY, OUR BUSH PIG PATIENT, GET’S RELEASED

Miss Piggy, the little bush pig that joined us in July 2018, has fully healed and are stronger than ever. After being seriously injured, our team assisted with the amazing Dr Rodgers to get the little one back on track and ready to be released back to the wild. Earlier this week, Miss Piggy said goodbye to her temporary family here at HESC to once again go roam the grass…
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Moose and Mickey, Two White-Tailed Mongooses in our care at HESC.

We have two new friends at HESC, Moose and Mickey, two White-Tailed Mongooses that were brought into our care within a month of each other. Moose, (a female),  was the first to arrive at HESC. She was handraised from a tiny pup, by someone who had found her on her own in their plantation. Her back legs were weak, and she struggled to walk when we first got her. We adjusted…
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Ride for Rhino’s – the Telkom 94.7 Cycle Challenge – 18 Nov 2018

HESC was proud to be selected as a supported cause, in the Telkom 94.7Km Cycle challenge once again this year. The event saw 28 000 cyclists take to the roads of Johannesburg, and cycle 94.7Km’s for charities of their choice. This year was the 22nd year that the race has taken place. We had the excellent support of over ninety cyclists that cycled for the rescued rhinos at HESC, and we…
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A Blue Crane love story – two eggs have just been laid!

We have such exciting news from HESC, this monday morning! Donsie the female blue crane at HESC, has officially laid two eggs, for the first time.  John and Donsie are our breeding pair of blue cranes at HESC, that visitors can see as they arrive at the centre, as they are close to the entrance. They share their home with Bokkie Bok and Maroela, the duikers. There are 15 crane…
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