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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
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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

African Lion Found Wounded By Snares
Lion

African Lion Found Wounded By Snares

Karingani game reserve requested our assistance to help capture a male African Lion. This Lion escaped into community land and seemed to have a snare wound around the right front leg. Thanks to Karingani´s rangers and managers the animal was located. We then darted, and translocated the animal all the way back to the reserve. Next … Continued

Sparticus the Black Rhino Bull (Update)
Black Rhino

Sparticus the Black Rhino Bull (Update)

Spartacus, the Black Rhino bull was recently immobilised by the referring veterinarian. He cleaned his wounds and administered more painkillers. Treating these large, iconic animals such as the Black Rhino is always a challenge and sometimes really difficult. Every time we immobilise him, he is at a disadvantage. Due to the fracture of his humerus, … Continued

Titan the 12 year old Elephant with Double Leg Snare
Elephant

Titan the 12 year old Elephant with Double Leg Snare

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES Another distressing case of a magnificent animal. This 12 year old Elephant is was found with a double leg snare. It was buried deep down to the bone causing massive swelling and infection. Prognosis was not good when we found, Titan. After darting, the wound was cleaned and treated and Titan walked … Continued

Elephant Cow Seriously Injured by Snare
Elephant

Elephant Cow Seriously Injured by Snare

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES After the recent announcement of Saving The Survivors expansion into Mozambique, we would like to continue by featuring some of the recent cases. They are attended by out vet, Dr Joao Almeida. A few weeks ago, we were called by the Maputo Special Reserve managers from ANAC and PPF. We were asked to treat an Elephant … Continued

Jabu the Elephant
Elephant

Jabu the Elephant

Dr Johan and Dr Zoë recently visited Jabu the Elephant in Botswana to take some radiographs of his leg, as we think he has mild osteoarthritis in his knee joint. Not an easy thing to do, as Jabu is a magnificent 3,5 metres tall at the shoulder. His legs are therefore exceedingly large, and to … Continued

Saving The Survivors Partners with Project Red [Press Release]
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Saving The Survivors Partners with Project Red [Press Release]

Saving the Survivors, a wildlife rehabilitation & conservation charity and Project Red, a UK based conservation charity have come together.