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Empty The Cages: African Grey Parrots And The Cruelty Of Confinement

Birds of Eden, the bird sanctuary in The Crags near Plettenberg Bay, is on an African grey parrot mission.

Covid Crisis: 1,200 Pet Birds Find Sanctuary

This wild bird sanctuary near Plettenberg Bay became the go-to solution for pet birds whose owners were forced to give them up during Covid. It’s now also the home to the world’s largest assemblage of different types of turaco.

Can Monkeys Own Land?

Faced with the reality that there’s nowhere in the world where the animals who live on the land can own it, Lara Mostert and Tony Blignaut of SAASA (the South African Animal Sanctuaries Alliance), decided to come up with a solution of their own.

Lara Mostert: Square Metre Woman

Total commitment and a love for animals drives this Plettenberg Bay woman to try and change the law about whether animals can own the land on which they live, and so protect their habitat forever.

Covid Crisis: 1,200 Pet Birds Find Sanctuary

This wild bird sanctuary near Plettenberg Bay became the go-to solution for pet birds whose owners were forced to give them up during Covid. It’s now also the home to the world’s largest assemblage of different types of turaco.