Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness and Rehabilitation Centre Program

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Scenes and views from Volunteer World Internationals amazing volunteer experience at Tenikwa - right at the heart of South Africas beautiful Garden Route!

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Great volunteers on a great day at Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness and Rehabilitation Centre

Great volunteers on a great day at Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness and Rehabilitation Centre

The indiscriminate damage that can be caused by snares - an inability to target any particular species leads to even domestic pets becoming entangled in these cruel implements

The indiscriminate damage that can be caused by snares - an inability to target any particular species leads to even domestic pets becoming entangled in these cruel implements

Success stories of successful rereleases are worth their weight in gold for all involved at this amazing Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

Success stories of successful rereleases are worth their weight in gold for all involved at this amazing Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

The expressive Serval Cats of Tenikwa - always inquisitive and full of mischief!

The expressive Serval Cats of Tenikwa - always inquisitive and full of mischief!

Tenikwas location on the Garden Route and just minutes away from 'Natures Valley' is home to some of the most stunning scenery you could wish for!

Tenikwas location on the Garden Route and just minutes away from 'Natures Valley' is home to some of the most stunning scenery you could wish for!

Education of local children is an important philosophy for Tenikwa - change today, protect tomorrow.

Education of local children is an important philosophy for Tenikwa - change today, protect tomorrow.

Care of the received animals is a delicate process and operates under strictly developed protocols to ensure greatest chance of rerelease for the animal.

Care of the received animals is a delicate process and operates under strictly developed protocols to ensure greatest chance of rerelease for the animal.

An important task for volunteers is snare collection within the local vicinity.  Prevention is always better than cure and regrettably, these indiscriminate killers are still widely used.

An important task for volunteers is snare collection within the local vicinity. Prevention is always better than cure and regrettably, these indiscriminate killers are still widely used.

Come meet the Honey Badger - one of South Africas lesser seen species!

Come meet the Honey Badger - one of South Africas lesser seen species!

Animal enrichment is an important daily activity our volunteers are welcome to become involved in when possible giving the opportunity to get up close to a variety of the resident animals!

Animal enrichment is an important daily activity our volunteers are welcome to become involved in when possible giving the opportunity to get up close to a variety of the resident animals!

All manner of creatures are bought to Tenikwa to be rehabilitated.  In depth protocols have been developed for their care to ensure maximum chance of successful rerelease into the wild.

All manner of creatures are bought to Tenikwa to be rehabilitated. In depth protocols have been developed for their care to ensure maximum chance of successful rerelease into the wild.

Preparing some of the daily feed for the animals is obviously an important ritual..!

Preparing some of the daily feed for the animals is obviously an important ritual..!

Volunteers hard at work collecting forage material for the animals