Tag Archives: Cheetah Centre

HESC performs DNA profiling on four cheetah cubs

Share this article… Many of our followers are aware of the cheetah DNA profiling we have been conducting. A change in regulations and the implementation of a new set of requirements for DNA profiling has necessitated this, and HESC has fully complied in order to get the necessary accreditation from various institutions. This is an extremely intense, tedious and stressful process – from the darting and subsequent monitoring of the…
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US Friends of HESC to host the 2017 annual fundraising dinners in honour of HESC

Share this article… The US Friends of HESC, established by New York power couple Heidi and Allen Roberts, will again be hosting a series of fundraising events at their home in September in aid of the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC). These events are one of the annual highlights on the social calendar in New York; and Heidi’s four-course dinners, imbued with her exquisite personal touch, are legendary. HESC founder, Mrs…
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Dr Rogers treats an ill male cheetah

Share this article… The 1st of August 2017 was a busy day at HESC. Dr Rogers was on-site to treat a male cheetah that wasn’t doing well, and then also did DNA profiling on four cheetah cubs. We’ve noticed recently that one of our male cheetahs was not eating well and his condition was deteriorating as a result. Dr Rogers darted the cheetah, and a catheter was facilitated in order…
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G&H Transport and PPC Cement’s continuous act of kindness

Share this article… G&H Transport has been a friend and partner of the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC) for many years now. Owners, Jimmy and Heather, first visited the centre over six years ago. It was during this visit that one of our cheetahs, Khula, caught their eye. For her birthday, Heather decided that instead of Jimmy getting her a fancy gift, she would rather adopt Khula. The couple have…
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HESC Thank you – May 2017

Share this article… We are extremely thankful for the HESC communities’ generosity and it is not only a pleasure, but also a privilege to thank everyone for their support last month. Thank you! Ian Mostert and Nedbank donated paint towards Lumukisa Primary School. The paint will be used for the Grade R and 1 classrooms and playground area. Panarottis I’langa Mall, Nelspruit donated R5 towards the Rescued Rhinos @ HESC from…
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