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  • A rather large Water Monitor!

A rather large Water Monitor!

I found this rather large Water monitor on a walk the other day. It was close to Long Lee Manor near the bushmans river. It was at the base of the bush foraging for rodents. With summer fast approaching and lovely first rains I have seen quite a bit of
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By |January 22nd, 2016|Categories: Experiences at Shamwari|0 Comments
  • New arrivals at Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre - Sable Calf

New arrivals at Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

We have two new little patients at the Shamwari Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. A young sable and a blesbok calf. The sable calf came from a nearby breeding farm after her mother died. It was touch and go for the first few days, but this little fighter made it through the
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By |January 22nd, 2016|Categories: Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre|0 Comments
  • Released the three caracals at Shamwari animal rehab centre

Caracal release … take two..

You might remember that we released the three caracals at Shamwari's animal rehab centre a while ago? Unfortunately the release was unsuccessful as they were more interested in the baby antelope we had at the centre at the time, than hunting for themselves. So we thought it best to keep
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By |January 22nd, 2016|Categories: Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre|0 Comments

Shamwari Animal Rehabilitation Centre update

The Shamwari Animal Rehabilitation Centre has been quite busy over the festive season and beginning of the year. The new comers include two kudu calves, an ostrich chick and a few little shifts. Two Kudu Calves The two kudu calves, one male and one female, were both found abandoned on
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By |January 22nd, 2016|Categories: Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre|0 Comments
  • Disabled sable - Shamwari Rehabilitation Centre

A Disabled Sable

In the animal kingdom survival is reserved for the fittest. There is no space for weakness, and second chances are rarely given. A sable with 3 legs for example would not ‘have a leg to stand on’ so to speak. But at the Shamwari Rehabilitation Centre, that is exactly what
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By |January 22nd, 2016|Categories: Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre|0 Comments
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From humble beginnings…

Siviwe Walli started at Lobengula Lodge in 2012 as a gardener and a pot washer. He was spotted as a hard worker and never hesitated to assist even if it was not in his job description. When the Central Kitchen opened its doors in 2013, we remembered this hard working
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By |January 13th, 2016|Categories: General|0 Comments

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