Tag Archives: Wildlife Conservation

Back to the wild – the Caracal release

Share this article…Due to the Caracal’s geographical distribution that ranges over a wide range of environments, the animal experiences different threats and thus has a variety of population trends. The species is considered as “Least Concerned” (LC) in the Arabian Peninsula (Mallon and Budd 2011) but contrary, it has already vanished in Kuwait (Cowan 2013) and is on the verge of extinction in North Africa (Cuzin 2003, F. Belbachir, pers….
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Back to the wild – Our wild dogs release

Share this article…At the beginning of the year an injured wild dog was transported to HESC and was treated by Dr Rogers. He had been severely bitten in the dorsal area (haunch/hind legs) and needed veterinary care. Dr Rogers darted the animal and stitched him up before placing him in quarantine – this is where we keep all animals in need of high care treatment. The full story on the…
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Gauteng schools join the Rhino Art Project for World Rhino Day 2017

Share this article… 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…
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Halloween fundraiser for HESC, by African Synergy

Share this article…  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…
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King Cheetah, Sebeka’s cut leg is treated

Share this article… 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,…
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