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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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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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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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FILMING WITH KEVIN RICHARDSON LION WHISPERER | SOUTH AFRICA

If you have not yet heard of Kevin Richardson – WHERE have you been? Just google ‘Lion Whisperer‘ and you will see so many amazing photos and videos of Kevin with his lions. Some will […]

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Top 7 Facts about Orangutan Voluntourism | Indonesia Borneo

Planning an orangutan adventure? Here are 7 facts you really need to know! Samboja Lestari Sanctuary is in East Kalimantan, Indonesia/Borneo. A short drive from the capital city of Balikpapan, the area is known for […]

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AFRICAN ANIMALS – A BABY HONEY BADGER CALLED JULIUS | MOHOLOHOLO SOUTH AFRICA

JULIUS, THE HONEY BADGER Honey badgers are found in South Africa, Middle East and India. They are in the same family as weasels and are generally a solitary animal. With very strong and long claws they […]

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AFRICAN ANIMALS – A GIRAFFE CALLED GERALD | MOHOLOHOLO SOUTH AFRICA

A GIRAFFE CALLED GERALD Volunteering at Moholoholo was a lot of fun for many reasons, one of them being the free roaming of a few ‘babies’, including a giraffe called Gerald. Gerald was 6-8 months […]

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AFRICAN ANIMALS – BLACK BACKED JACKAL | KEVIN RICHARDSON SOUTH AFRICA

KEVIN RICHARDSON’S WILD JACKAL I have never been up close and personal with an African jackal before. I had seen them from a distant on our safari trips to Africa, but they were always very […]

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AFRICAN ANIMALS – WATER MONGOOSE | KEVIN RICHARDSON SOUTH AFRICA

WATER MONGOOSE Whilst volunteering to work at Kevin Richardson’s Lion Sanctuary near Johannesburg, we came across Monster and Agua, two water mongooses. Or is it water mongeese? No idea! Whatever. They were the cutest and most […]

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