Harnas African Wildlife Rescue
Nikita & Sisters
As the typical plight of endangered cheetahs in Africa, Nikita and her three sisters were orphaned when a farmer shot their mother. They had suffered from severe calcium deficiency by the time they were brought to the Harnas Farm. But with nurturing and proper care, Nikita and her sisters are thriving. Nikita has since had healthy cubs, a remarkable accomplishment as the cub mortality rate among cheetahs is alarming.
A blind vervet monkey, Audrey is now ensured food and protection. Audrey cannot get enough rubs and scratches, holding onto one's arm or torso for maximum effect.
With Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, Sam enjoys a fully healthy and stress-reduced life without risking the spread of the virus to other felines.
Stinky et al
The African Wild Dog is one of the most gravely endangered species in Africa. It is estimated that only a few thousand wild dogs exist in the world, mostly on game reserves. Stinky is one of the survivors. Harnas Farm participates in genetic research and radio collar tracking programs.
Having been raised in an apartment in a city, Joanie had no opportunity to stretch her stunning body and legs. Now she provides a whole new meaning to the game of chase.
He & Re & Ro
These three bat-eared foxes were rescued from the often brutal world of illegal animal trading.
Jacob et al
Jacob also survived maltreatment by illegal animal traders, including the severing of his tail. Baby baboons are frequent targets, plied with brain-damaging alcohol to stunt their growth and enhance their sale as pets.
The magnificent Goeters (pronounced "hooters') passed away in 2011 at 24 years old, the second oldest known cheetah in the world. A veteran of photo shoots with Angelina Jolie and the filming of commercials and movies, Goeters earned worldwide adoration. Geoters enabled so many to see first hand the beauty and grace of this endangered species that must be protected.
Hello from Namibia.
We are just a few of the 350+ animals whose lives have flourished because of refuge provided by the Harnas Farm.
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