Wild Animal Volunteers Blog

Planting Oxygen for Arbor Week

Posted by Volunteer happenings! on Wed September 4, 2019 in Volunteer Activities.

The famous Spekboom, also known locally as the Elephant's Bush (because Ellies love their moisture-filled leaves) is a true South African Wonder Plant.

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Madiba Day 2019

Posted by Volunteer happenings! on Thu July 18, 2019 in Volunteer Experiences.

This Madiba Day, we honoured the most-cherished South African, Nelson Mandela, with a cause that he was very passionate about - education of our youth!

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It’s a ring-tailed conspiracy!

Posted by Animal Department on Thu June 6, 2019 in Animal Shenanigans.

Lemurs, a primate species native only to the island of Madagascar, live in large social groups called a conspiracy. These groups are ruled by the females with an iron fist. Often the epitome of familial cohabitation, lemurs have strong and unique personalities which normally makes for a diverse group. But even us humans know that living in a house full of relatives can bring about personality clashes and sometimes even conflict…

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Spay-a-Thon | Volunteers make the local news

Posted on Sun June 17, 2018.

100 local animals were spayed, thanks to the dedicated team who assisted!

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Volunteering by Janet Tootil

Posted by Janet on Tue April 3, 2018 in Volunteer Experiences.

I volunteered here in 2015 and also just 1 week ago and both experiences were amazing. Show that you want to learn and that you care about the animals and all the staff have all the time in the world to talk to you, explain and answer your questions (and I ask a lot).

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