Entries by Chipangali

Volunteer Story: Rebecca Sweet

I visited Chipangali in August 2013 for 2 weeks. I have to say that it was one of the most incredible times of my life. At a mere 17, the prospect of traveling to a foreign country alone was daunting. I was welcomed by a beaming Nicky who made feel welcome from the world ‘hello’. […]

Roxy the Leopard

Roxy is a female leopard, a wonderful mother and a great survivor. Roxy came to Chipangali around 7 years ago, she was caught in a trap after she has been killing ducks and geese on a farm in the Nymandlovu area, approx 50 km from bulawayo. Roxy at the time of capture was about 4 […]

Baboon Release

Happy Days at Chipangali, it’s always great to release animals back into the wild. We released Jack Daniels, Hailey, Holly, Ivy and newcomer Bobby, who was recently caught at the Esigodini Agricultural College. It’s always great when a plan comes together, and it certainly did happen that day. May your days back in the wild, […]

The Future of African Wildlife

Children are the future of Africa and hence it is important to inculcate in them a love and respect for their wonderful natural heritage. No other continent is as rich in wildlife as Africa from our mighty carnivores, to the many antelopes, to the majestic elephants to the reptiles and the many birds of prey […]

My Days at Chipangali

Chipangali wildlife, that’s the place where I’ve been for almost three weeks now. I have never been to Africa before and I was very nervous when I got on the plane in Amsterdam. But luckily that disappeared after more then 24 hours of flying and waiting.   Once I arrived at Bulawayo I was picked up […]

Cheetah Release

Ibala & Ukuthaba, together with 3 other cheetah, originally came to us about 3 years ago from Shangani, about 100km from Bulawayo.  All 5 males were “problem animals” & we were asked to trap them & take them away, otherwise they would probably have been destroyed. We took them in & all 5 males have formed the major […]