It is estimated that about 13 million tons of plastics leak into the ocean each year, and about 100 000 marine animals killed by plastic each year. These estimates from trusted environmental organisations reveal how plastic pollution has grown to be the world’s biggest environmental challenge.Details
There’s no question about it. The Garden Route is abuzz with diverse life forms. It is a haven for nature lovers, rich in biodiversity – both plant and animal species. The Garden Route stretch is 300km long, from Mossel Bay in Western Cape to Storms River in the Eastern Cape, and our Tenikwa Wildlife Centre happens to be located within this hotspot.Details
Endangered Species are plant or animals that are very much at risk of being lost forever from the world. This is in most cases due to human interference which has caused an imbalance that the species fail to adapt to. It is important that we educate everyone about the importance of these species and encourage change of behaviour.Details
This is a day to mark the importance of all migratory birds – to showcase or raise awareness about them and create a global outreach campaign to conserve these birds. Tenikwa Wildlife Centre as a rehabilitation and awareness centre is one of those entities that value such days. Taking in a number of different bird species in…Details
A Sparrow Hawk was found by a security guard at Market Square Plettenbergbay, it was dazed after flying into a window. Barney from the market square immediately called Tenikwa. The bird was stabilized overnight and showed improvement, we were able to feed and hydrate him before releasing him in Plettenberg Bay. Mark Brown from Natures…Details
On the 29 March’18 Tenikwa got a call from “HOME FROM HOME” Plettenberg Bay to inform us that 3 baby Greater Striped Swallows landed up out of the nest due to tree trimming. The birds where admitted and cared for at our Rehabilitation centre. They were hand fed every 2 hours. Once they were eating…Details
Plastics are becoming a major concern on the environment. Plastic waste is suffocating the earth systems at an alarming rate, and the alarming thing is, we hardly notice the damage those thrown away plastic straws or plastic bottles have amounted to. It is time to wake up and put an end to it whilst we still can, before we get to a point of no return.
Two Sea Turtles recently admitted for rehabilitation to Tenikwa by the public and its conservation partner SANParks gets transported to Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town from the Plettenberg Bay Airport by CemAir.Details