Another orphaned rhino bull arrives at HESC after his mother is poached

A young male rhino, estimated to be about 7 months old, arrived via helicopter from an un-named reserve in Hoedspruit on Tuesday 10th November. His mother had died as a…

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“The most memorable days usually end with the dirtiest clothes”: An update on Gertjie and Matimba

Lammie on the lookout while Anri rubs mud on Gertjie Gone are the days when Gertjie and Matimba could fit into the humble mud baths near their enclosure. These two…

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“A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step”: An update on our orphaned rhinos

Gertjie and Matimba Matimba and Gertjie have come a long way since they first arrived at The Centre. Gertjie was the first orphaned baby rhino to arrive in May 2014.…

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