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Amber’s Diary – Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

Amber recently returned from three weeks at the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC), a project she picked to test her dedication to animals and discover whether studying zoology was the right path for her. The following is her account of her incredible three weeks in Africa: My Arrival While heading to Hoedspruit I was quite nervous. I was travelling from. . .

Surrogate Mothers at HESC

A surrogate mother is an animal which takes on all or part of the role of a mother to another animal of a different kind. At Hoedspruit Endangered. . .

Canine Anti-Poaching Team at HESC

In an effort to combat poaching, Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC), together with their sister property, Camp Jabulani situated on the Kapama Reserve, have been using dogs as part of their. . .

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. . .