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Pangolin Caught in Snare Sadly Succumbs To Injuries
Pangolin

Pangolin Caught in Snare Sadly Succumbs To Injuries

Whilst working in Niassa reserve on the translocation of 100 animals last week, our mobile vet unit was busy assisting a Pangolin. The young female Pangolin had sadly caught herself in a wire snare. The animal was brought to the Niassa HQ. This was where the wildlife conservation society and ANAC staff safely kept it … Continued

Harvey The White Rhino Brutally Poached
Southern White Rhino

Harvey The White Rhino Brutally Poached

Unfortunately another tragic case of a poaching. Like many before him, a Rhino with horrific facial injuries after a brutal poaching. Saving the Survivors faced a race against time to save Harvey, a young White Rhino bull who was poached only a few days ago and had his front horn hacked off.     Dr … Continued

Spartacus the Black Rhino Has Died
Black Rhino

Spartacus the Black Rhino Has Died

It is with great regret that we have to announce that Spartacus has passed away. A very sad day. Another Black Rhino lost to the horrors of humankind, greed and poaching. This has certainly hit the STS team hard! We put in a huge amount of work and effort to save this Rhino, we gave … Continued

STS Operate on Broken Buffalo Horn
Buffalo

STS Operate on Broken Buffalo Horn

STS vets attend a to a broken Buffalo horn. This adult buffalo cow broke her left horn off quite a while ago. Unfortunately, there is an infection on the inside area where it broke off and hasn’t healed. Therefore, causing chronic irritation to the cow.     The Saving The Survivors team was called out to … Continued

STS Operate on 2 Buffalo Bulls
Buffalo

STS Operate on 2 Buffalo Bulls

Saving The Survivors and a team from the ecology department of the University join the STS field veterinarian, to conduct the operation. Two Buffalo bulls were immobilised to collect biological samples. Additionally, measurements for a wildlife/domestic interface disease study. This is in partnership with the Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM). We darted the two Buffalo bulls … Continued

Thembi The White Rhinos 4th Treatment
Southern White Rhino

Thembi The White Rhinos 4th Treatment

Thembi first came to the attention of Saving The Survivors in late 2017. She had been poached in 2010 and had been left untreated with horrendous injuries. This is our 4th visit to treat her. Thembi who had her beautiful young calf in tow. They both were darted to prevent mother and calf being separated. … Continued

Lethabo the White Rhino has been Shot
Southern White Rhino

Lethabo the White Rhino has been Shot

Another tragic case of a White Rhino heifer, named Lethabo (approx 6 years old). We found her with a bullet wound below her right elbow. We took radiographs to diagnose the fracture. After we cleaned and flushed the wound, we administered long-acting anti-inflammatories. We also administered antibiotics, as she has a draining tract from the … Continued

Giraffe Trapped in Snare
Giraffe

Giraffe Trapped in Snare

As part of our expansion in Mozambique, we are taking a look at some of the cases recently attended by our vet in the region, Dr Joao Amleida. 4 Y/O Male Giraffe with Leg Snare The Maputo special reserve head ranger ask to team to assist with a 4-year-old male Giraffe. This Giraffe was severely … Continued

The Poaching Problems Facing Mozambique
Related Work

The Poaching Problems Facing Mozambique

Mozambique is one of the world’s richest lands. It’s boasting exceptional biodiversity, with over 15 different land habitats. This includes endangered coastal forest. The relentless efforts of poachers are endangering many of the countries wildlife. Over the course of the past 40 years, 70% of the wildlife in Mozambique has been lost. In 7 years, … Continued