We are on the process of rehabilitating this beautiful and small tiny Loggerhead turtle. He was brought to us more than two weeks ago and since then, he has been struggling to eat on his own, as it is the period of time a juvenile turtle takes to do so. Yesterday we were pleased to […]
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Our team has been busy working with our collection of turtles in rehabilitation. We now have Oscar whom most of you have met already. He came to us at 45g and is now a whopping 170g. Elvis came to us next at 30g and is now 60g. Chuw was third to us and our only […]
Today we had a small loggerhead turtle brought to the office. He was the unfortunate recipient of many nasty bites from some form of predator like a gull or fish, and lost half of his two back flippers and half of his left front […]
Today was a busy day with regards to rescuing distressed animals. Both a seagull and a white breasted cormorant were found injured in Plettenberg Bay. Our team jumped into action and collected the birds for transport to Tenikwa Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. We hope that they have a […]
What a wonderful experience putting back two birds back into nature after a short visit at Tenikwa. This Parasitic Jager was brought to ORCA in December by the local Jet Ski rental operator. It was very exhausted and after a short rehabilitation, Jared from Tenikwa set it […]
In the past month we have had the opportunity to work with three green sea turtles that washed up on the beaches. Now we are putting one back in the sea thanks to the hard work of Tenikwa Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. What a magic moment for us all.
This week we released a sub Antarctic fur seal back in to the wild after 3 months in rehabilitation. It was amazing seeing it get back in to the ocean, since I have been helping feeding it at the tenakwa rehabilitation center. Good luck getting back to you home.