Rhino horn worth more than cocaine per ounce

2018-05-28T16:16:34+02:00Jul 3rd, 2013|Tags: |

An Open Letter to the Honourable Edna Molewa, Minister of Water Affairs and Environmental Affairs  Rhino horn worth more than cocaine per ounce Dear Madam I am writing this letter to urge you to open the trade in rhino horn. If you would do this, there are financially powerful individuals in the private sector and pharmaceutical companies able and willing to clone rhino horn and deliver it into the Asian markets. However  to clone and produce rhino horn is a considerable financial investment. No one will make this investment until an open market, fair and free trade scenario is in place. The [...]

Wildlife Immobilisation & Conservation Course For Veterinary Students

2018-05-28T16:16:42+02:00Jan 13th, 2013|Tags: , , , , , , |

This course is intended to give Veterinary students the opportunity to gain some technical knowledge involved in wildlife veterinary practice in South Africa and the immobilisation of wildlife, and uses theory and practical to achieve this aim. Students will receive lectures on a wide variety of topics, and will also be given practical demonstrations and opportunities to practice certain skills. While the topics are intended to be very practical, this course will not turn a Veterinary student into a “Wildlife Vet”, and this is not the intention. The knowledge and experience gained during this course should highlight some of the issues [...]

KZN Rhino & Elephant Immobilisation Safari

2018-05-28T16:16:45+02:00Nov 25th, 2012|Tags: , , , , , , |

This safari takes you ‘behind the scenes’, giving you the opportunity to interact with vets and guides while discovering the fantastic world of wildlife in Southern Africa. The focus of this safari will be on elephant and rhino, but many other species will be viewed and enjoyed along the way…….. The traditional wildlife viewing activities included in the safari programme make this an ideal safari for first time visitors, as well as seasoned travellers to Africa wanting something new and exciting! Not only will you have a fantastic time but your participation also means donations to the various projects, thus you [...]

30th World Veterinary Congress 2011

2018-05-28T16:16:47+02:00Jun 25th, 2011|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brothers Safaris is offering all delegates to the 30th Annual World Veterinary Congress the ideal opportunity to extend your stay in South Africa and encounter some of our famous wildlife as well as experience the breath-taking scenery of our wonderful country from a veterinary perspective. Spend 9 days and 8 nights in the company of a resident wildlife veterinarian, experiencing behind the scenes work with South African wildlife species (veterinarians only but provision will be made for alternative activities for accompanying non-veterinarians), as well as visiting Cape Town and the scenic Garden Route, visiting various wildlife and veterinary facilities along the [...]