Monthly Archives: March 2008

March 2008 Newsletter

Zimbabwe – our beloved homeland continues to cry in silence. Once again Zimbabwe sits at a crossroads in her history. Our country has had a melt down in every aspect of industry and wildlife has unfortunately not been left unscathed. As the months have passed it has not been without its casualties from the wildlife […]

Rafiki’s Story

Rafiki’s story: Sire: Geronimo Dam: Muffet (4th Litter) Sex: Male Origin: Born at THT Date of Birth: 12th October 2005 Littermate: none. Other Siblings: Nala Rafiki is from Muffet’s fourth litter with Geronimo. Like Nala who is also from Muffet and Geronimo, his coat was a dark golden colour with very black spots. As he […]

Kusanganisa News Flash

KUSANGANISA – NEWS FLASH!!! The Tikki Hywood Trust together Werribee Open Range Zoo on Friday 14 2008, were awarded the “Best Education Program for 2008”. The award was announced at a gala dinner in Taronga Zoo Sydney. The panel that judged the ARAZPA, comprised of zoo experts from New Zealand and Australia. The ARAZPA, is […]

Road to being wild – Muffets story (female serval part 2)

When a captive bred animal returns to the wild it is no mean feat. There is a considerable amount of preparation which is required for both the animal being released and the community surrounding the area in which the release is to take place. With any release the management team on the ground is vital […]

Muffet’s Story (female serval)

Muffet’s story (female serval) This is an introduction into Muffet and her story thus far. However we are going to up date you with regards to Muffet in separate instalments. Muffet Sire: Unknown / Wild Dam: Unknown / Wild Sex: Female Origin: Orphan from Shamva – hand reared Date of Birth: 4 April 2000 Litter […]