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
by Kira Storm “Humans…! I´ve met my share of them. They are a weird species, some of them living in a cocoon of indifference, some are driven by an overpowering force of greed. For a long time my life was in the hands of people like that. But then there is the kind of humans that … Read more What a cruel world
by Kira Storm “Lion, lion, lion!” The squeals of a little girl welcomed me to the place I called home for a very long time. A scratchy bow around my neck, a colorful box in which I sat, and bright eyes in a round face of a human child that stretched out its hands to … Read more What a bumptious world
by Kira Storm “Hola! Mi nombre es Baguira and I am here to share my story as well; of how a caged bird finally got to spread its wings and fly, of a heart that never stopped dreaming, of a spirit that never gave up, of a soul that returned home and emerged stronger than … Read more What a greedy world
Sitting beside Neptune as the sun goes down, it feels a privilege to be in his presence. A true king! His calming aura and wise eyes give me the perfect opportunity to reflect on my time here. Before coming to Panthera Africa I wasn’t too sure what to expect but from … Read more Reflection
I came to South Africa originally to Kitesurf and to see some friends that I had met on recent trips whilst travelling around Europe. Whilst I had some aspirations to volunteer on this trip, I didn’t expect to come here, and truth be known, I had not really heard of canned hunting, captive breeding, and … Read more Why Panthera Africa?
I felt it as soon as I arrived…the passion, the dedication, the commitment and the pure love that the founders Lizaene & Cathrine have for their project and their animals. As two ex volunteers themselves, it was a refreshing change for me, a full time volunteer for 2 years now, to feel so valued and … Read more Everybody talks to animals… only a few listen