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September 24, 2014

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Check out the video above showing the wild baboons foraging in the morning winter sun at C.A.R.E. amongst the impala.  Wild male Jesse is courting alpha female Itchi who recently weaned her youngest son, San.  Jesse was nursed back to health in 2013 after suffering fro...

April 18, 2016

One of our baby baboon orphans is featured in this seasons Happy Tails Magazine!



" Happy Tails is an uplifting animal rescue magazine focusing on heart-warming and inspiring stories about animals all over South Africa.

The stories are positive and with every article,...

November 8, 2014

This week C.A.R.E. welcomed Linda Bocian and Carolyn Barnes to the sanctuary along with six graduate students from the South African Wildlife College.  Carolyn and Linda are missionaries, Founders and Directors of Rainbow Eco-Farm & Training Centre.  C.A.R.E. hosted a...

September 25, 2014

It's been a busy and exciting week at C.A.R.E.!

This week Dr. Lizanne Meiring, a South African Veterinarian and long-standing supporter of C.A.R.E. visited the centre.  She came to carry out Pre-Release Veterinary Health Checks and insert contraceptive implants into som...

May 22, 2014

Wild baboon 'Brain' loves being Aunty to this adorable little pinkface. 


Brain is a wild female chacma baboon belonging to the Lontit troop which roams around the reserve.  She became known as Brain because when she was a few months old she had an prominent injury to h...

May 21, 2014

Paul O'Grady visited The Centre for Animal Rehabilitation and Education (C.A.R.E.) to film a new series; 'Paul O'Grady's Animal Orphans'.


What a charming man the British Celebrity is!  The baboons absolutely adored him and it was such a pleasure to have him join the an...

May 21, 2014

Danny Salkilld is doing a race to raise funds for C.A.R.E.  He’ll be participating in the “Spartan Sprint”.


Visit his JustGiving page at http://www.justgiving.com/BaboonRun, to sponsor this great cause!


Danny writes of the race,


“I'll be carrying tyres, climbing ropes...

May 20, 2014

This little chacma baboon juvenile loves to help play mother to this adorable pink-face male.  This tiny pink-faced male is just a few weeks old, but already he is exploring the world under the close watch of his mother, father, aunts and delightful shielding friends l...

May 18, 2014

Captive management of large, testosterone fueled males within a limited area can be a challenge! 


For a successful release, the core of the troop must be psychologically/emotionally mature, as before this a social primate will look for reassurance when scared or threat...

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