Category Archives: Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

Hoedspruit Endangered Species Update – April 2012

The first week in April has was a busy one for all at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre. Everything from new births, to moving lions, kept us occupied for the first few days of the month. OUR NEWBORN Licia, the assistant … Continue reading

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Work with animals at the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

Do you want to work with animals but have a deeper passion for conservation and helping the more endangered wildlife species. The Hoedspruit Endangered Species centre in South Africa strives to conserve many of Africa’s endangered species, most specifically working … Continue reading

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Meet the Cheetah at HESC – Max

If you were to ask anyone who has been to Hoedspruit endangered species centre who their favourite cheetah is, the name Max would pop up most frequently. This purring Picasso has definitely captured the hearts of visitors, students and staff alike. … Continue reading

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Meet the team at HESC – Ilana Mohoney

Before Ilana joined the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre team, she was really active in the tourism industry. She worked as a guide on two reserves – Lalibela in the Eastern Cape, and Entabeni in The Waterberg, as well as managing guest houses … Continue reading

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Introducing the Lure Machine at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

It was a very exciting day at Hoesdpruit Endangered Species Centre yesterday! They tested a new toy. Aptly named “The Lure Machine”, this simple device (literally just a ball, mop and a piece of meat) has been designed to keep our resident cheetahs … Continue reading

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Kind Donations at HESC

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” – Walt Disney Heather and Jimmy Giannoccaro have done it again! This time, they have donated a truckload (literally) of books to the pupils of … Continue reading

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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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