Provide food & care for our Leopard for one year

A microproject by DAKTARI Bush School & Wildlife Orphanage
A sample of my mock charge!
A sample of my mock charge!

I, Shiloweni, the King of Daktari would like to shake my paw with you.

The Daktari team has put a project for my food on GlobalGiving and I believe you have been very enthusiastic about taking care of me. However, I have been told that this micro project is now closed!!!

What am I going to do to get food for the rest of the year?

When I heard that, I thought I would give a reminder to everybody about my power. The children of Daktari came to visit me yesterday. They were all standing in front of the fence and admiring me. Ah Ah Ah.... I thought it was time to show them an overwiew of a leopard in a bad mood :-)

I did a mock charge straight at the group and they all flew, screaming behind trees!!!! I wish you could have seen that!!! 

I had a really good laugh and it was actually a nice feeling to be looked at with so much fear. It should stay that way.

The founder of Daktari, came to sit near my enclosure this morning and explained me that I shouldn't worry because they will create another project on GlobalGiving for my friends to still be able to contribute to my food. 

I love this idea and I love to know that there are people on the other side of the world that are interested in me. 

So watch out GlobalGiving micro project... I will be back there soon.

With all my love from the wild, I thank you very much again.



Dear Friends of Shiloweni,

This is a brief email to show the happiness YOU are giving to Shiloweni the leopard by providing him good food. 

Today, one of our very passionate volunteer took these very nice pictures and we wanted to share them with YOU because we know YOU also love him.

Shiloweni was in his tree at the time our Volunteer Joshua took these amazing pictures. We are still wondering what Shiloweni was thinking about as he seemed so peaceful.

Was he thinking about you and your generosity? Does he know how much you care for him?

Who knows?

We hope these photos will enhance your day and thank you again for your care toward Shiloweni.

Have a lovely week end,


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DAKTARI Bush School & Wildlife Orphanage

Location: Hoedspruit, Limpopo Province - South Africa
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Michele Merrifield
Hoedspruit, Limpopo South Africa

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