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LAPPET-FACED VULTURE | DRACULA MOVE OVER, MEET BULA | MOHOLOHOLO SOUTH AFRICA

MEET BULA, A LAPPET-FACED VULTURE Bula was a young lappet faced vulture, a permanent resident at Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, nr. Hoedspruit in South Africa. We met Bula when we went to Moholoholo to be […]

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VOLUNTEERING WITH LIONS | KEVIN RICHARDSON ‘LION WHISPERER’ SOUTH AFRICA

Volunteering With Lions At Kevin Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary I love animals. Domestic cats, Big Cats, lions especially. Always have. Always will (should have been a vet, not a doctor – but that’s another story). With […]

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FIRST HAND EXPERIENCE CARING FOR LUCIUS A ‘CHALLENGING’ CARACAL | MOHOLOHOLO SOUTH AFRICA

LUCIUS…. I had never seen an adult caracal up close and personal. And never thought I ever would. Not so. A short stint at Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre in South Africa provided so many first […]

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GO GET QUOKKA’D! | ROTTNEST ISLAND WA

If you haven’t heard of a quokka or ever even seen one, you just have to read our recent posting on Travel2Next.com [youtube]https://youtu.be/QaIanCRtwgc[/youtube]

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BIG AUSTRALIAN LIZARDS – A LACE MONITOR CALLED OSCAR

Meet A Monitor Lizard Pet Named Oscar Lace monitors or lace goannas are from the monitor lizard family. In Australia, they are more known as goannas. The largest goanna is the perentie, but the second […]

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DIVING WITH CROCODILES | DARWIN NT

CROCOSAURUS COVE – DIVING WITH CROCODILES Whilst staying in Darwin for a few days we decided to explore Crocosaurus Cove in downtown Darwin’s CBD. A long standing business, their point of difference from other similar […]

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AFRICAN ANIMALS – BUSH BABIES FLY | MOHOLOHOLO SOUTH AFRICA

BUSH BABIES AT MOHOLOHOLO Ok, call me nieve, but prior to doing a volunteer stint at Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, I had never heard or seen a bush baby. So when Tony came along very […]

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YELLOW WATER BILLABONG CROCODILES | KAKADU NT

We were recently up in the Top End of Australia in Darwin. Tony has a very old friend up there who owns IndoPacific Marine Education and Discovery Centre. A catch up has been long overdue […]

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SOUTH AFRICAN ANIMALS – WARTHOGS EAT APPLES? | MOHOLOHOLO SOUTH AFRICA

DID YOU KNOW THAT WARTHOGS LOVE APPLES? MOHOLOHOLO WILDLIFE REHABILITATION CENTRE It was quite unexpected when we came across ‘Pumba’. We had been out on a special job cutting up an elephant carcass which had […]

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SOUTH AFRICAN ANIMALS – HORNBILL MATES WITH HUMAN | MOHOLOHOLO SOUTH AFRICA

DID YOU KNOW THAT SOUTHERN GROUND HORNBILLS ARE ENDANGERED? South African animals include the Southern Ground Hornbill which is classed as ‘vulnerable’ on the IUCN list with only about 1500 in the whole of South […]

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