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Trees, termite mounds and rocks …. The perfect scratching post!

At SCE our volunteers learn all kinds of neat bush skills. Like when we found this tree with mud on one side. Animals like elephants, rhinos and warthogs cover themselves with mud or sand, especially after swimming. This acts as a useful substance to help dislodge ticks when they rubs themselves on rocks and trees. One can guess which animal rubbed. . .

Shamwari Conservation Experience – Camping out!

Last week we went for a camp out on the main reserve. We collected some fire wood, packed our sleeping bags and food and off we went! On. . .

Buffalo Release & Zebra Dart at Shamwari Conservation Experience

At Shamwari Conservation Experience we never have blue Mondays! Last Monday morning we packed the cruiser to go and do some work on a fence when we got. . .

HESC – Cheetah Cubs Moved to Creche

The cubs that were born at the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre in May are nearly seven months old, and we’ve established their gender. Rosalina had three males and. . .

HESC – Whats been going on November 2013

The past two weeks have been quite busy at the Centre. Dr. Rogers, the vet, came in to do some routine checkups whilst working with animals, and we. . .