A Retired Cheetah Teaches Poor South African Youth

by DAKTARI Bush School & Wildlife Orphanage
Aug 18, 2009

Our Cheetah Camp

Children with a Sable Antelope
Children with a Sable Antelope

Dear All, Children and Animal lovers.

We thank you for your donation toward the building of the enclosure for our cheetah camp. We haven’t started the building as the funds raised are still insufficient. We are safely keeping your contribution on a bank account and hope to start the building as soon as we will reach at least 70% of the total amount needed. Although the children still mention that they preferred animal is a cheetah and that 98 % of them have never seen one, we try to get their attention toward wildlife through other beautiful animals. Last month, our neighbour and our local vet invited Daktari and its children to assist in the darting of a majestic Sable antelope (This was just for veterinary care purpose). What an experience for the children!!! They kept talking about it for the rest of their week at Daktari and we are sure that their parents and family can still hear the story of Precious in her role of Veterinary Assistant.

We are working hard on re-enforcing children’s compassion toward animals. Please let us know what you think about it?

We thank you for your support toward the building of a cheetah camp for the education of our children and the protection of the Cheetahs.

We look forward to hear from you,

Ian and Michele

Precious Veterinarian Assistant
Precious Veterinarian Assistant

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DAKTARI Bush School & Wildlife Orphanage

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

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