Tag Archives: Big Cats

Leopard conservation

This leopard was captured by a farmer near Elisras On the 17th of July 2012, HESC‘s animal curator, Christo Schreiber, was contacted by the Leopard Conservation Project (LCP). They were bringing yet another leopard to the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre. The LCP and HESC have been working together for some time now to keep our magnificent leopards safe and healthy. This specific leopard was brought in from a farm near…
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Release of female cheetah and her cub

On 31 May 2012 the adult female along with her daughter (part of the original five cheetahs) were successfully collard and placed into a holding pen situated on Camp Jabulani’s property.  They were then released on 9 June 2012 onto Camp Jabulani.  They were fitted with GPS collars and are being closely monitored to establish their movement and eating habits.