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The Elephant Project

The Elephant Project FreeMe Wildlife has embarked on what is probably our most challenging project to date – that of helping a fragmented herd of 15 elephants find their way back to the safe haven of Royal Jozini Game Reserve in Eswatini.  This is just the beginning of a much larger project FreeMe Wildlife is […]

The Wildlife Crimes Project

The Wildlife Crimes Project The illegal poaching, trade, and trafficking of wildlife is a growing concern, both in South Africa, and the rest of the world.  FreeMe Wildlife is playing its part to help curb this cruel persecution of our wildlife by supporting our conservation authority Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, SAPS Stock Theft Units, and both […]

South African National Biodiversity Institute

South African National Biodiversity Institute The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), based in Pretoria, focuses on building up the knowledge of South Africa’s rich species biodiversity. They do this by facilitating access to biodiversity data, generating new information with exciting studies and conserving this within their National Zoology and Botanical Gardens. SANBI’s mission […]

Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife

Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, KwaZulu-Natal’s authorities in Wildlife Nature Conservation, have the immensely difficult job of controlling and protecting KwaZulu-Natal’s wildlife and land. Their headquarters are at Queen Elizabeth Park in Pietermaritzberg but they manage more than 120 protected areas and are the leaders in sustainable biodiversity conservation. Ezemvelo is strongly involved […]


National Council of Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals The NSPCA is the largest and oldest animal welfare organization in South Africa, for over 60 years they have helped to protect domestic animals and wildlife alike. The NSPCA believes in Five Freedoms, Freedom from thirst, hunger and malnutrition, Freedom to express normal […]

Raptor Rehab – Bahrain

Raptor Rehab – Bahrain Raptor Rehab is an organization located in the Kingdom of Bahrain, dedicated to the preservation and conservation of indigenous birds of prey and their habitats through rescue efforts, research, and conservation education. They work closely with local rescue groups and often rehabilitate injured raptors from cruel housing facilities or illegal […]

Qambathi Mountain Lodge

Qambathi Mountain Lodge Nestled in the Kamberg, surrounded by mountains and indigenous forests, Qambathi Mountain Lodge is a four-star lodge catering to both national and international visitors. Owned, managed, and run by Stephen and Nadia Maritz, Qambathi is a release site for suitable wildlife rehabilitated by FreeMe Wildlife, as well as being one of […]

Fondation Brigitte Bardot

Fondation Brigitte Bardot For more than 50 years, Brigitte Bardot has put her international notoriety and inexhaustible energy at the service of animals. With the creation of her Foundation in 1986, recognized as being of public utility in 1992, Brigitte Bardot surrounded herself with a team and tools allowing her to lead her fight […]

FreeMe Zululand

Zululand Project Background There is a very real need for a professional wildlife rehabilitation and research centre focused on smaller endangered species to be established in the Zululand area of Kwazulu-Natal. While there are dedicated centres for the larger species (such as rhino) smaller species (such as vultures) do not have local centres dedicated to […]

The Aerodrome Project

The Aerodrome Project The first of its kind in Africa We are working on the “FreeMe Wildlife Aerodrome” project at FreeMe Wildlife in Howick. This continuous flight aviary is designed to build fitness, not only in pursuit hunting birds of prey, but all large raptors, to best prepare them for release back into the wild. […]