Dr Sam Ferreira - Helping SANParks track rhino - The Boucher Legacy
25 Sep
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Helping SANParks rangers

Tracking and protecting rhinos in SANParks South Africa is home to the majority of rhinos left in the world and they are under constant threat from poachers. Despite the concerted efforts of conservationists, poaching is still increasing. The Boucher Legacy is dedicated to the protection and conservation of rhinos in South Africa which is why […]

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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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