A juvenile fruit bat was found by the staff of ‘Off the Hook’ Restaurant in Plettenberg Bay yesterday and admitted to Tenikwa. We arranged to collect him and he is now being cared for in our wildlife rehabilitation facilities and drinking nicely. He has been identified to be an Egyptian fruit bat (Rosettes aegyptiacus) which…
Born in Africa is one of those dedicated Non Profit Organisations fighting the imbalances in the societies of the world. They are very active in socio-economically disadvantaged areas around Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. Focusing on educating children and giving them that chance to learn as much as possible about the world around them, by creating a platform that they would not have been possible in their socio-level status.
Lassa fever is a severe virus carried by rats. While West Africa typically experiences the disease, it can be deadly, and several surrounding countries have documented cases. The “multimammate rat” is known to be the conduit of this Lassa fever. Avoid allowing your pets anywhere near rats or their homes.
Tenikwa wanted to find out from schools in the community what they were doing for World Water Day 2018. Here are some great initiatives from Raphaeli Waldorf School in Plettenberg Bay