Tag Archives: Camp Jabulani

Student Blog 27 December 2012

Joao Victor Alverenga This was the last intake for the Student Programme for 2012, and we only had one student. Here he introduces himself: My name is Joao Victor Alverenga from Brazil. I’m an 18-year-old who’s passionate about animals and would like to become a biologist. For the past few days at the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC) I’ve done quite a few interesting things, like taking Mary-Jane, a cheetah…
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Student update – 1 September 2012

Students with the learners from Paulos Ngobeni Primary School We’ve had another busy week – moving cheetahs, catching and releasing a porcupine, as well as feeding and cleaning for the animals. We also visited students at Paulos Ngobeni Primary School, and received a spectacular welcome from them, including poems and dancing. In addition, we visited the Kruger National Park and saw the Big Five and met with the Pro-track an…
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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.

February Students – Final Update

Since introducing them on the 7th, our intrepid students have been so busy that they’ve barely had time to sleep and eat, let along write interim blog updates! Their two weeks with us have come to an end, but it sounds like they’ve had a bunch of fun! FROM CAMERON AND MICHAEL We’ve been here for nearly two weeks and we’ve seen and done so much during that time.  We’ve prepared…
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They came, they saw, they got their hands dirty

The finalists doing a photo shoot at Camp Jabulani Recently we promised that the Miss Deaf SA 2011 finalists would be coming to visit the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC). Well visit they most certainly did, and from the sound of their packed itinerary, they had a lot of fun while with us. For three consecutive years, HESC has supported the Miss Deaf South Africa Pageant by providing the contestants…
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