Monthly Archives: February 2012

Meet the Cheetah at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre – Introducing MARTIN

This is one cheetah that did not have a great start to his life. Along with two of his litter mates, Martin’s legs were tied together with a rope and people then abused them as they saw fit. Fortunately the … Continue reading

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Rhino Conservation in South Africa – How You Can Get Involved

Just six weeks into the New Year at least 54 Rhinos have been butchered in South Africa for their horns. The figures released by SAN Parks earlier this month originally stated that the number stood at 52 but just hours … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for a Conservation Project in Africa

So, you have decided that you want to take part in animal conservation work in Africa and help the preservation of endangered species. What a great decision! Not only will you have a truly life changing experience but you will … Continue reading

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Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre – Floods Part 4

The recent floods at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre were devastating to say the least, but it’s in moments like these that people band together, reminding us of what it means to be part of a community that truly cares for … Continue reading

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Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre – Floods Part 3

RACHEL’S STORY We met a very special little girl while dropping off donations at Mariepskop Primary School. Rachel is in Grade 3 and she was very happy to share her experiences of the recent floods with us. On the morning … Continue reading

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Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre – Floods Part 2

DONATIONS The floods we experienced were traumatic to say the least, but at the end of the day Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre got off fairly lightly (all things considered). Unfortunately the people in Hoedspruit and surrounds weren’t as lucky. Many had … Continue reading

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Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre – Floods Part 1

WHAT HAPPENED AT HESC We were all very thankful for the rain that arrived on the afternoon of the 17th of January, as the excessive heat and humidity was getting to all of us, but more importantly the bush was … Continue reading

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