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Kiteto meets Malamboni

Kiteto meets Malamboni

Big day for little Kiteto! She made such good progress in the last week that we decided it was time for her to get discharged from the ICU and let her join the others at the Elephant House for the night. The video shows Kiteto meeting Malamboni for the first time! Not captured in the video is how Read more

Update on Ndarakwai, the elephant oprhan

Update on Ndarakwai, the elephant oprhan

Update on the elephant orphan: The little boy was named Ndarakwai, as this is the name of the ranch where he was found. Recently, Ndarakwai and Riziki were moved to Riziki's usual night area and since then she has relaxed, obviously feeling safety for her and her foster-calf. Ndarakwai needed a Read more

Rescuing baby elephant, Ndarakwai

Rescuing baby elephant, Ndarakwai

TANZANIA, EAST AFRICA October 2017 Orphaned baby elephant gets emergency medical care... In northern Tanzania, on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro in the area known as Ndarakwai, a 15 month old baby elephant was this week treated for what is suspected to be a spear wound. The baby Read more

Tender loving care – TLC

Tender loving care – TLC

After our other yellow baboon was successfully released, Matze feels a bit lonely and very much enjoys his cuddle time with Laszlo. Unfortunately, Matze is not yet ready to be released back to the wild. His daily hours of bush walks help him to learn all about foraging and - just as importantly - Read more

Ambassadors

Ambassadors

https://www.instagram.com/p/BKPmTZxDTw-/?fbclid=IwAR1XHOV3fQunexvnziJoXfk7zZmNyL1-dWf7sPYH7k6zVK8Fiktvntbr-Fg Meet Mdomo, the wing-damaged pink-backed pelican. His enclosure is always open as he loves to walk around to ensure he doesn´t miss Okuli passing by with some fish. Although Mdomo can Read more

Field mission – Giraffe Rescue 2016

Field mission – Giraffe Rescue 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvKKBUv8pdw December 2016 Giraffe Rescue at West Kilimanjaro in Tanzania: While checking out the routes for the next horseback safari, the driver spotted a lonely giraffe that seemed very weak. At a closer look, he found the animal had deep wounds from a wire Read more

Sharing is Caring

Sharing is Caring

Sometimes, our resident animals even share the food: Felix, the duiker, and Gizmo, the vervet Read more

Curiosity can kill!

Curiosity can kill!

This little guy will hopefully grow into a silvery cheeked hornbill one day... It was brought to us by some kids who had taken it out of its nest, as they had been wondering for a long time what the adult birds were busy with up in the tree. This is why our Bush School program is so important - it Read more

Baby syke’s monkey

Baby syke’s monkey

Arrived yesterday in our surgery... dehydrated, unconscious and with fractured tibia and fibula. After initial stabilisation and shock treatment, the little Sykes girl decided she wants to survive. Intensive care throughout the night improved her condition so that we could fit a cast Read more

Awareness – Global March

Awareness – Global March

It was great to take part in the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos today in Arusha, in honour of Julius K. Nyerere. A great event to bring awareness about the shocking decline in numbers of elephants and rhinos all over Read more

Awareness through interaction

Awareness through interaction

Happy Monday everyone! Over the weekend we had a great bunch of intrigued students come up from our local secondary school to check out the residents here at the Center... Here they are meeting Felix, the duiker- and spot Rudolph our secretary bird in the background supervising the visit! We have Read more