February, 2009  // Posts published in February, 2009

19 Feb Posted by in Environment | Comments

Hippo still wallowing in sewerage works

From Sapa A male hippo named Zorro remains in the sewerage works on the Cape Flats despite attempts to lead it back into the adjacent nature reserve, the City of Cape Town said today. The young male was named Zorro because of a jagged scar on its back, likely to have been inflicted by its […]


16 Feb Posted by in Environment | Comments

Hippo in sewerage works

From the Independent Online – 10th February 2009 A lone male hippo is wondering the “greener pastures” of the Cape Flats sewerage works after a spat with his dad, the City of Cape Town said on Tuesday. Biodiversity manager Julia Wood said the young male hippopotamus was pushed out of the herd residing at the […]


05 Feb Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments

Shosholoza shines

From The Sowetan – 05 February 2009 Team has got new members Team Shosholoza, who won a pre-match start after beating America’s Cup defenders Alinghi for the second time on Tuesday, returns to the water today in Auckland, New Zealand. Speaking to Sowetan from New Zealand, team spokesman Di Meek said they were sure to […]