Category: Animals

10 must-try day trips on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast

With leisure day trips allowed, many are taking advantage of the incredible KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) winter weather by getting outdoors and enjoying the selection nature-based activities. For those seeking an area that boasts a wealth of diverse, family-friend day adventures all…

Crocworld Conservation Centre announces exciting line-up of online talks for June

Scottburgh’s Crocworld Conservation Centre will continue to engage with audiences throughout the month of June with its popular live video talks. Every Friday this month, digital visitors can look forward to edutaining content as the Centre’s resident experts introduce some…

Crocworld Conservation Centre continues to connect with visitors through online videos this May

The past five weeks of Level 5 lockdown has seen a rise in online activity as people seek innovative ways to keep socially connected and engaged. Scottburgh’s Crocworld Conservation Centre has been leading the way in providing digital content that…

Sit, Stay – (Good boy) – If your family dog can, then, why can’t you?

Our furry or feathered animals are part of the family, and because of this Feed a Pet at Park Boulevard is still open during lockdown to ensure that you are able to feed them a healthy, quality affordable meal. They…

Crocworld welcomes a new team member to the flock

While most teenagers spent their free time playing online games or socializing, young Ryne Ferguson would head straight to Johannesburg Zoo where he’d volunteer to assist with animals of all species. This passion for animals, instilled by his grandmother at…

Keep The Bees Visiting Your Garden!

Bees are such a precious part of our eco system and there has been some concern about their well-being over the last few years. Mass farming, pesticides and urbanization could certainly be playing a role in their declining numbers. This…

SA’s Zululand Rhino Orphanage

On May 16, 2017, the Zululand Rhino Orphanage received a distressing phone call from a nearby game reserve. It was a plea to accommodate a traumatized rhino orphan whose mother had been tragically poached. Baby rhinos have a very strong…

Crocworld Relocates Green Mamba Residing In Forest Near School

One of the many benefits of growing up on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast is the incredible natural environment the children get to enjoy, an important part of which is the naturally-occurring inhabitants of the region. One such inhabitant – a…

The Planet’s Oldest Living Creatures At Crocworld

The monthly talk at Crocworld Conservation Centre will welcome renowned Professor of Biogeography, Serban Proches, on Saturday, 12 October from 9 am to 10 am where he will discuss his informative research on the global distribution of ancient plant and…

Crocworld Conservation Centre Welcomes New Herpetologist To Its Staff

  The care of the cold-blooded inhabitants of Crocworld Conservation Centre will now be in the capable hands of James Wittstock (24), the newly-appointed Reptile Curator at the Scottburgh-based centre. Starting at Crocworld in August of this year, James will…

Herbie Goes… Back To The Sea

uShaka Sea World released Herbie, a loggerhead turtle, on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Sodwana Bay was chosen as an ideal release site because it is located within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park MPA which offers her the best possible chance at…

Snake City Stars Meet-And-Greet Fundraiser For SerendiPitty Rescue

The support of the animal-loving community raised much-needed funds at the Snake City fund-raiser held to benefit SerendiPitty Rescue, a KwaZulu-Natal-based organisation which saves abused, abandoned and homeless Pit Bull-type dogs. Simon Keys and Siouxsie Gillett, recognisable for the snake-rescuing…

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