Tag Archives: HESC

Update: Donsie the Blue Crane

Share this article…Donsie the Bluecrane, has been with us at the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC) for a while now. She was attacked by a bird of prey and broke her wing. Despite valuable efforts of everyone involved, Donsie’s rehabilitation did not go as planned. Along with this, a sore developed on her leg which struggled to heal and worsened her overall condition. The decision was made to keep Donsie at…
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Rescuing Simba the lion cub

Share this article…The blockbuster movie Lion King made an impression on us all. Big and small were all touched by the heart wrenching story and colourful characters. Now, the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC) has its own Lion King story to tell:  how fitting that their lion cub was named after the one and only Simba. The centre received a phone call from the Kruger National Park, close to Phalaborwa…
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Being an #EarthWarrior @ HESC

Share this article…The Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre’s (HESC) main focus is fighting the battles for those who can not fight at all, like the animals. Human evolution and the evolution of technology has pushed our specie to an even further height on the food chain, with immense consequences. Not forgetting that the planet also aches under our reign, HESC is adamant to be #EarthWarriors. #EarthWarriors look after animals, their communities…
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HESC Thank You – February 2018

Share this article…Without donations,  adoptions or visits to the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC), we would not be able to carry on doing what we do. We therefore would like to take the time to acknowledge and thank each and every individual and businesses who have assisted (and continue to assist) through their various contributions. TURTLE TIME SWIM SCHOOL & RAISING RHINOS It is always heart-warming to see little ones show…
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Rhino Update

Share this article…Rhino Update When entering the word “Rhino” into Google, some suggestions pop up like, “Are rhinos mean?”. As with most animals, when not unhinged they are not mean. In fact, their poor eyesight is to blame for what could interpreted as being short-tempered and aggressive. White-rhinos, especially, will charge first and assess the situation afterwards. If you have ever visited for the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC) you…
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