SHOP DONATE
Your cart is empty
An insight into Dr. Johan Marais
Related Work

An insight into Dr. Johan Marais

Dr. Johan Marais, the vet, photographer and CEO of #savingthesurvivors Growing up in Etosha, Namibia and on the Highveld of South Africa Johan became a qualified veterinary surgeon in 1991. From then, Johan spent years in equine racing, before being a senior lecturer, then later head of the Equine Clinic in Pretoria. Johan has been … Continued

Saving the Survivors reach $10,000 Goal for Elephant Campaign
Related Work

Saving the Survivors reach $10,000 Goal for Elephant Campaign

Saving the Survivors are happy to announce that we have reached our goal of $10,000 in support of the Elephant Campaign.   Over recent years, Saving The Survivors have successfully collared a number of Elephants. But as these collars were due to run out, team STS launched the Elephant campaign. These collars would enable us, … Continued

The Anatomy of Rhino
Related Work

The Anatomy of Rhino

Dr. Johan Marais conducted intriguing research, along with fellow veterinarians, Dr’s Mat Gerard and Anthony Blikslager. Both from North Carolina State University (USA), their collective research will assist people across the world. This knowledge will help people to better understand the unique anatomy of Rhino. The team began their research by dissecting various parts of … Continued

Dr. Joao Rescues 12 Feral Dogs to be put up for Adoption
Related Work

Dr. Joao Rescues 12 Feral Dogs to be put up for Adoption

Dr. Joao was requested at the stunning Ponta Do Ouro Reserve for a difficult but necessary job. For many years “Ponta” as been home to domestic feral dogs that roam the coastline. Despite being owner-less, most of the dogs are friendly and looked after by tourists. However, these dogs have been responsible for the killing of 1-2k marine … Continued

Team STS develop Medical Breakthrough
Related Work

Team STS develop Medical Breakthrough

Team STS have reached a world first medical breakthrough in animal recovery! With help from the amazing Ben Peters and John Burford, a 3D scan has been completed of Thembi’s facial wound. Thembi is one of our poaching survivors, who suffered an attack 7 years ago. With this breakthrough in technology, Saving The Survivors hope … Continued

Dr Johan and the Curious Case of the Komodo Dragon
Related Work

Dr Johan and the Curious Case of the Komodo Dragon

Sometimes the STS team gets called out to assist with some unusual patients. Komodo dragons, or Komodo monitors, are the largest, heaviest lizards in the world — and one of the few with a venomous bite. Therefore, Dr. Johan, was quite apprehensive and nervous when asked to share a room with this 50 kg large … Continued

Saving the Survivors – Key Moments from 2018
Related Work

Saving the Survivors – Key Moments from 2018

January 2018 The White Bull and Her Calf The team had only just welcomed in the New Year when they were called out to this injured white rhino cow. Injured in a skirmish with a bull and with a young calf at her side the team treated the injury to her teat and a full … Continued

Ford Wildlife Foundation Supports Saving The Survivors in Mozambique
Related Work

Ford Wildlife Foundation Supports Saving The Survivors in Mozambique

PRETORIA, South Africa, 2018 The Ford Wildlife Foundation handed over a new Ford Ranger pickup truck to Saving The Survivors in Mozambique. This is to assist injured endangered wildlife that have fallen victim to poaching or traumatic incidents. The handover forms part of Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa’s (FMCSA) commitment to the conservation and … 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