One of the most serious threats facing wildlife in Africa is poaching. The increasing demand for bush meat, ivory and rhino horn, muti market, TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) and traditional African culture could very well see entire species disappear in the not too distant future. Animals such as leopard, pangolin, rhino and elephant find themselves under increasing pressure with little or no prospects of African governments getting the situation under control. There seems to a real unwillingness and little political will to protect Africa’s wild animals from poachers.
The young vervet monkey named Poacher, has made an amazing recovery. Good post-operative care ensured there was no infection and … Continue reading Poacher’s stitches removed
Late yesterday afternoon a very badly injured vervet monkey was brought in by a local farmer that informed us that … Continue reading Baby vervet attacked by poacher’s dog
Staff at a state-owned game reserve in Limpopo are allegedly running a lucrative midnight butchery on the reserve and selling … Continue reading Midnight butchery at game reserve