Sponsorship of veterinary equipment

June 2020
RRF sponsors canvas stretchers for veterinary operations

The Rapid Response Fund recently donated two carry sails/ canvas stretchers to be used for veterinary operations out in the bush. The stretchers not only help in moving the animals but assist vets in providing a clean, debris-free working surface to carry out minor operations.

The canvas stretchers are operational in the Greater Kruger and Lowveld area, utilised by the Lowveld Wildlife Veterinary team.

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Buffalo calf saved from building wire

July 2022
Another intervention on Balule - this time to desnare a buffalo calf
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Black Rhino Dehorning on Balule Nature Reserve

July 2022
Six black rhino dehorned in follow-up operation
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Sabi Sands Rhino Dehorning

May 2022
Dehorning of 57 rhino on Mala Mala and Sabie Game Reserve
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Two young elephant bulls saved

March 2022
Two elephant saved in one weekend
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Years-old snare removed from elephant foot

March 2022
Badly embedded snare successfully cut out
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Pangolin caught in electric fence

March 2022
Pangolin successfully relocated to rehabilitation centre
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Live elephant collaring for research

February 2022
Our most eventful live collaring yet!
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NVG anti-poaching heli operation

January 2022
Rapid response prevents poaching incident
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Young male lion relocated to protected area

January 2022
Successful prevention of human-wildlife conflict
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Heli time donated to help free Giraffe from snare

December 2021
Giraffe bull treated for leg snare
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Heli hours donated to de-snare elephant

December 2021
Elephant in mine spotted with snare
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Wild Dog collared in Mozambique

December 2021
Supporting the Wild Dog Range Expansion Project
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Ele calf darted for suspected snare on foot

November 2021
Young elephant spotted with snare wound
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Waterberg Wild Dog Collaring

October 2021
In support of the Wild Dog Range Expansion Program
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Hyena saved, 2 wild dogs perish

October 2021
Terrible snare line catches 3: Hyena saved
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Hyena neck snare removed

October 2021
Nasty neck snare removed to save hyena
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Rhino's dehorned at Care for Wild

September 2021
Assistance to cover veterinary costs to dehorn rhinos
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Leopard saved from snare

September 2021
Leopardess rescued from snare, rehabilitated and released back into the wild
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Maputo Special Reserve Ele Collaring

August 2021
Preventing human-wildlife conflict
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Elephant Collared in Limpopo National Park, MZ

August 2021
Establishing Elephant Corridors
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Hyena de-snared in Mala Mala

September 2021
Hyena freed some snare & treated
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Virtual Elephant Collaring

August 2021
Elephant collared live on camera!
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Selati rhino dehorning operation

August 2021
Veterinary and Helicopter costs sponsored
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Lioness de-snared on Djuma

August 2021
Snare removed from Lioness's neck
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NVG Heli Patrol Hours Donated

August 2021
Putting eyes in the sky to protect rhinos
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Helicopter funding for Elephant Operation

July 2021
Young elephant snare removal
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Helicopter deployed for problem elephant

July 2021
A human-wildlife conflcit issue
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Full moon helicopter patrol

July 2021
Supporting anti poaching
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Rhino calf treated for suspected gunshot

June 2021
Rhino calf darted to treat deep neck wound
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Elephant calf snare removal

June 2021
Elephant calf treated for severe leg snare
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Elephant saved from tyre

May 2021
Car tyre removed from Elephant Bulls leg
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Bees, Trees and Elephants

April 2021
Beehive donated to save iconic trees from elephants
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SPCA funding for Cape Town fires

April 2021
Funding provided to support SPCA efforts to save wildlife affected by the Cape Town fire
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Elephant bull collared for research

March 2021
Dex the Elephant collared with Elephants Alive
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Helicopter hours sponsored to catch poachers

February 2021
Rhino poachers apprehended thanks to rapid response
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K9 Texas hounds vet fees sponsored

January 2021
Supporting K9 anti poaching
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Ground Hornbill nest installed

December 2020
Artifical nest installed to increase G.Hornbill population
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Wild Dog collared to monitor pack

November 2020
Wild dog collared to save pack from persecution
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Zebra foal snare removal

November 2020
Wire snare cut from Zebra's neck
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Two Hyena's saved from snares

October 2020
Wire snares cut from 2 different Hyenas
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Elephant calf released from Snare

October 2020
Wire snare removed from elephant calf's neck
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Black Rhinos given horn implants

September 2020
Black rhinos tagged for security
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Horrific snare removed from Hyena

September 2020
Hyena free'd from snare and branch
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Rhino's darted and moved to safety

August 2020
Veterinary costs sponsored to move Rhinos
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Wild Dog GPS tracking collar sponsored

July 2020
Pack collared to investigate plummeting numbers
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Honey as a natural anti-biotic

May 2020
Wild Wonderful World partner with Elephants Alive
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Cheetah metapopulation project

April 2020
Safaris and travel may have stopped but important conservation work continues!
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Wild Dog GPS Collar sponsored

March 2020
Wild Dog GPS collar sponsored for EWT research
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Preventing human-wild dog conflict

Feb 2020
A 48 hour effort to dart a pack of 5 wild dogs on surrounding farmland.
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