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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]
Related Work

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.

Dr. Zoe Glyphis Captures Three Cheetahs in Record Time
Cheetah

Dr. Zoe Glyphis Captures Three Cheetahs in Record Time

Last week, team STS was called out to capture three adult male cheetah. Dr Zoe Glyphis, with the assistance of the incredible reserve staff managed to locate and capture all three Cheetah. They were captured in record time and transferred to the holding camp. They will soon be relocated to new reserves, to prevent inbreeding … Continued

Dr. Johan Saves Injured Rhino
Southern White Rhino

Dr. Johan Saves Injured Rhino

Another success story!! Last week, Dr. Johan and team STS went out to treat Micaela, an injured White rhino cow that was shot through the upper side of her back. The attending vet handled the anaesthesia, while we located the round (bullet). The assistance of our large x-ray machine contributed to finding the bullet quicker. … Continued

Vrystaat the Orphan’s Transformation
Southern White Rhino

Vrystaat the Orphan’s Transformation

We have been inundated with requests about how little Vrystaat is doing… He is doing SUPER! For those of you who haven’t yet met Vrystaat, he is a little White Rhino who suffered a poaching attack just over a year ago. The 7th of February to be exact, as a 22-month-old calf. Vrystaat is an … Continued