Posts Tagged: wildlife rehabilitation

Duiker release Beauty

I remember very well when Beauty arrived, I was studying and working on my dissertation at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre. It is now 4 years later and with much gratitude I can say that not only was I involved with raising

Duiker release Beauty

I remember very well when Beauty arrived, I was studying and working on my dissertation at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre. It is now 4 years later and with much gratitude I can say that not only was I involved with raising

Jackal release

Last month the three side-striped jackals (Canis adustus), Tic, Tac and Toe were transferred to their release enclosure. They came to the Wildlife Centre last year from a litter that was found on a farm and rescued by the owner

Jackal release

Last month the three side-striped jackals (Canis adustus), Tic, Tac and Toe were transferred to their release enclosure. They came to the Wildlife Centre last year from a litter that was found on a farm and rescued by the owner

Rehabilitating wildlife: all the same or individual cases?

One of the biggest mistakes you can make when you work with animals (especially in a captive setting) is to generalize an entire species. Although you can learn as much there is to know about a certain species developing expertise

Rehabilitating wildlife: all the same or individual cases?

One of the biggest mistakes you can make when you work with animals (especially in a captive setting) is to generalize an entire species. Although you can learn as much there is to know about a certain species developing expertise

Baby baboon integration- Haggis & Chuck

Last week Haggis and Chuck got their first introduction to a life in a natural setting with the rest of their new group. Haggis and Chuck both came in at the end of last year and with the help of

Baby baboon integration- Haggis & Chuck

Last week Haggis and Chuck got their first introduction to a life in a natural setting with the rest of their new group. Haggis and Chuck both came in at the end of last year and with the help of

Rehabilitating Wildlife

The rehabilitation of every animal that is brought into the centre starts immediately. Before you can do anything with the animal, it is vital to stabilize the animal first and making sure it will be able to survive. Most animals

Rehabilitating Wildlife

The rehabilitation of every animal that is brought into the centre starts immediately. Before you can do anything with the animal, it is vital to stabilize the animal first and making sure it will be able to survive. Most animals

Essential oils as enrichment

Essential oils are pure forces. The use of essential oils as a medicinal and therapeutic source goes way back in time. With pleasure and enthusiasm I work with these oils. Every time they mesmerize me about their brilliant way of

Essential oils as enrichment

Essential oils are pure forces. The use of essential oils as a medicinal and therapeutic source goes way back in time. With pleasure and enthusiasm I work with these oils. Every time they mesmerize me about their brilliant way of

Living a baboon life…someday – part 2

Almost every day I walk down the path to ‘main primates’, this is where Mike lives. The sun is burning on my skin, but I am used to it. I give Mike a piece of white bread with his Bach

Living a baboon life…someday – part 2

Almost every day I walk down the path to ‘main primates’, this is where Mike lives. The sun is burning on my skin, but I am used to it. I give Mike a piece of white bread with his Bach

Living a baboon life…someday

A baboon living here at the wildlife rehabilitation center specifically caught my attention while I was already working here for some time. Mike an adult baboon, has a traumatic history like a lot of animals that come here. He was

Living a baboon life…someday

A baboon living here at the wildlife rehabilitation center specifically caught my attention while I was already working here for some time. Mike an adult baboon, has a traumatic history like a lot of animals that come here. He was

Morris the Vervet monkey

This wildlife rehabilitation center provides sanctuary to approximately 200 animals. As in many African countries, using wildlife as pets, the bushmeat trade and poaching is very common in Malawi. Many orphan monkeys are sold at roads as pets. Of course

Morris the Vervet monkey

This wildlife rehabilitation center provides sanctuary to approximately 200 animals. As in many African countries, using wildlife as pets, the bushmeat trade and poaching is very common in Malawi. Many orphan monkeys are sold at roads as pets. Of course