Rampfy the pangolin - the pangolin diaries
12 Aug
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The Pangolin Diaries – Part 2

Following Part 1 of our pangolin diaries we started the story of pangolin survivor Rampfy – the first of four pangolins whose rehabilitation will be sponsored by The Boucher Legacy. Now in part 2 of our story Rampfy continues to get healthier and more playful before being released back into the wild. Alexis Kriel, Director […]

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12 Aug
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The Pangolin Diaries – Part 1

As a follow on from our story on the plight of the pangolin we are pleased to share with you the story of pangolin survivor Rampfy whose recovery has been managed by the African Pangolin Working Group and the Johannesburg Wildlife Veterinary Hospital (JWVH) . Rampfy is the first of four pangolins whose rehabilitation will […]

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12 Aug
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The Plight of the Pangolin

“We can’t individually save the world, but we can try and save one species.” – Professor Ray Jansen, Chairman of African Pangolin Working Group Wise old man of the bush The Pangolin – the venerable ‘wise old man’ of the African bush – is said to be a totem of good luck and the bringer […]

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17 Jul
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Caring for Orphaned Rhino

Every rhino is valuable, so it is vitally important that they are all protected. Rhino orphanages bring many benefits, perhaps most obviously in their key animal welfare and husbandry role. Every year that the poaching crisis continues, brings us closer to a tipping point where the number of rhinos being poached outnumbers live births. It […]

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23 May
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Living with rhinos

This article was taken from Michelle Sole’s blog about her experience at the Rhino Orphanage in 2015: Poachers often target female rhinos as they tend to have larger horns than males (males wear their horns down when fighting). The majority of the time an adult female has a dependant calf with her and if she […]

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29 Mar
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Conservation Lager launched

Devil’s Peak Beer Company has committed to donating R1 to The Boucher Legacy for every bottle of Conservation Lager beer sold.

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