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An update on Meg and her 4 cubs

At the end of July 2014 (the 26th to be precise) we were privileged to share an amazing experience with our friends around the world, Meg gave birth to 4 adorable cubs which was captured live via Africam. They were 6 months old on the 5th  of January 2015. The cubs were subsequently moved to their own enclosure (the crèche). The reason this move is made is it to be…
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Update on Meg and her cubs and their new enclosure

At the end of July 2014 we were privileged enough to share an amazing experience with friends all over the world. In collaboration with Africam we broadcasted the live video of Meg giving birth to 4 healthy cubs. She is a wonderful mother and for the past three months the whole world could tune in to watch them grow up. They are however getting too big for the maternity ward…
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Two King Cheetah cubs born at the HESC!

King Cheetah cubs born to mother, Tilla and King Cheetah father, Tristan Today, the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre is proud and deeply honoured to be able to introduce two new baby King cheetahs to the world! The magnificent and rare King cheetah was first discovered in 1926, where it was thought to be a completely new and exciting species – a strange hybrid between a cheetah and a leopard. Although…
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Rosalina’s cubs

Rosalina is almost 8 years old now. In April 2011 she gave birth to three cubs, which were named Thomas, Shelly and Lan, to show tribute to the “original” parents. The cubs have been split into male and female groups, and are still very much active at the Centre, and were also recently introduced to the another group of cubs made up of Irma, Picasso and Vinci. We started with…
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HESC’s young artists at play

  At HESC everyone lends a helping hand or “paw” to make their contribution to the Centre. Every now and then, when possible, some of the cheetah cubs get to leave their signature – a paw print – by walking through some brightly coloured harmless paint, and making their own unique work of art. This is a fun-filled activity for the youngsters as they run around “colouring” everything in sight….
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