Panthera Africa is proud to announce the completion of a new rescue section to provide a lifetime home for rescued big cats, the latest members of our pride. The new space was made possible thanks to a collaboration with Born Free. One of the first to arrive at the new space was Galaxy, a white … Read more New Rescue Centre at Panthera Africa
It is with heavy hearts that we must inform you all that our beloved Jampa passed away on 26 September 2019. Jampa was 15 years old, and we recently noticed some changes in his eating patterns and mobility. We quickly transported him to our wildlife specialist veterinarian, Dr. Peter Caldwell at his clinic in Pretoria. … Read more Jampa Passes Away at Age 15
Galaxy was sedated around 9am on Monday morning, 9 September, at the start of his exciting journey to his new forever home at Panthera Africa. First, he received a full examination by veterinarian Dr Brendan Tindall as well as his vitamin injection, vaccinations and microchip. Dr Tindall from Robberg Veterinarian Clinic donated his time, services … Read more Galaxy Arrives Safely At His New Home
We are excited to announce that Panthera Africa was awarded the title of ‘One to Watch’ in the Best Responsible Attraction category at the African Responsible Tourism Awards on 10 April 2019. The Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town won the gold in this category, while Grootbos Private Nature Reserve won in their category as … Read more Panthera Africa receives the title, One to Watch
A new pop song, We are One, will be released on iTunes on 22 December 2018 in support of Panthera Africa Big Cat Sanctuary. The song is a collaboration between a group of top international and South African artists: Beverley Knight, Chris Eaton, Nádine, Theuns Jordaan, Rian Swanepoel, André Venter and Aganang Serenaders; and composed … Read more We Are One Campaign supported by top international artists with release of new song for South African Big Cat Sanctuary!
The two cheetahs, Pema and Jampa, have safely arrived at Panthera Africa and make a wonderful addition to the current pride of lions, tigers, leopards, caracals and jackals. Jampa has very bad arthritis and had an external injury on his shoulder. The wound became infected and started to poison the rest of his system. Panthera … Read more Jampa and Pema joins the pride after Jampa’s surgery
On Saturday, 25 November, the lioness Baguira arrived safely at the Oliver Tambo International Airport after 65 hours traveling from Argentina and made the final leg of the journey to her forever home, Panthera Africa Big Cat Sanctuary in Stanford near Hermanus. It was an emotional moment when this lioness, who had spent ten years … Read more International rescue of Baguira – a caged circus lioness
On 18 August, Cathrine S. Nyquist and Lizaene Cornwall from Panthera Africa Big Cat Sanctuary brought home the newest member of their pride, a male leopard named Sheeba. They were joined by Hermanus veterinarian Dr Mark Walton who sedated Sheeba and took multiple scans and tests to ensure what special treatment he would need after … Read more Sheeba joins Panthera Africa pride
Panthera Africa, the big cat sanctuary situated just outside Stanford, not only rescues and helps the big cats at its premises, but also assists other big cat institutions in need. On 12 January Panthera Africa arranged and funded successful sterilisation of three female lions at Kandirri Game Lodge. “This was a major win for the big cats and a great step towards … Read more Three lionesses sterilised in Free State
Arabella, one of the beautiful pride members at Panthera Africa Big Cat Sanctuary underwent a very successful cataract removal procedure in Cape Town on 16 November 2016. Panthera Africa is situated approximately 8 km from Stanford, one of the picturesque little towns in the Overberg, When Arabella was about three months old, she became extremely … Read more Tiger sees for the first time in 4.5 years!