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Run free beautiful Sheeba

It is with deep sadness we announce that we said goodbye to our dear leopard friend, Sheeba, on Sunday 6 March 2022. Lying under his favourite tree, and surrounded by caretakers who loved him, he slipped away peacefully. Through our deep connection and communication with Sheeba, he shared with us that he was getting ready …

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Excerpt from the letter to the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment

PANTHERA AFRICA’S COMMENTS ON THE DRAFT POLICY POSITION ON THE CONSERVATION AND ECOLOGICALLY SUSTAINABLE USE OF ELEPHANT, LION, LEOPARD AND RHINOCEROS The Panthera Africa directors are grateful for the opportunity to comment on the Government Gazette, Vol. 672, issued on 28 June 2021, No 44776, and we commend the Minister and the High-Level panel for …

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Goodbye Galaxy, proud strong lion

It is with aching hearts that we must share that our beautiful lion, Galaxy, has passed away. We observed a sudden and steady decline in his appetite and mobility over the course of a few days. Dr Peter Caldwell quickly came to examine Galaxy, which included an ultrasound of his abdomen. During the ultrasound and …

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Feed us campaign

Act now! Help feed our big cats!

As you probably know, our entire sanctuary has been in lockdown here in South Africa since 26 March … more than two months – and counting. While we’re managing to make do with fewer helping hands by working harder and longer, we can’t manage without food for our animals. It costs around R1,400 every month …

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Jampa Passes Away at Age 15

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. …

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Galaxy Arrives Safely At His New Home

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 …

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