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The Dangers Of Captive Wildlife Petting

Written by Anna Breytenbach As promised, here’s an overview about why petting of wildlife – even/especially young animals – is a dangerous and unethical practice. I wrote this some time back in addressing concerns about the majority of animal parks who thrive on this tourist activity under the thin excuse of conservation education. I offer this view in an effort to ensure the long-term survival of the few ethical places where good practices and conservation messages can cont...

Four Tswalu Wild Dogs

Thanks to a joint agreement between Tswalu, Endangered Wildlife Trust and Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary, four wild dogs will stay at the Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary on a temporary basis.