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July, 2010  // Posts published in July, 2010

More on Hippos, Rondevlei News and Other.

There is a load of information here but it is really a nice summary of some of the fantastic work done in our community by the vibrant, passionate and energetic team who work here. Please take the time to read it and pay attention to the suggestions bit, any comments forwarded to me will be […]

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Escaped hippo shipped out of sewerage works

An email I received Hi All Many of you may have heard about Zorro the escaped hippo at Strandfontein that came from Rondevlei in late 2008. After almost two years of trying unsuccessfully to capture him we finally managed to capture him in the early hours of Monday morning!! (That would be Monday 5th of […]

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The next nature talk

The next nature talk is now confirmed on Thursday 8th July at 20h00 at Rondevlei. Thats this Thursday folks. The talk subject will be: “Post fire succession on two burn sites in Rondevlei”. This after the recent burns conducted at Rondevlei along the Peninsula road boundry. The talk will be a combined effort by the […]

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FBEP News “Prison Break: The saga continues…” – story supplied by Josh (ZV reserve Manager)

Zorro the infamous miscreant (Hippo) broke out of Rondevlei penitentiary (Reserve) in December 2009. Despite being restricted by a travel ban (Electric Fence) enforced by authorities, he has managed to remain at large. Very large in fact… It is estimated that he has almost doubled in size since the initial break out, and therefore weighs […]

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2010 WESTERN LEOPARD TOAD BREEDING SEASON BRIEFING MEETING

?This week Wednesday the western leopard toad committee will be holding a short, one hour meeting at the Meadowridge Library at 18h00pm. We will be discussing breeding season plans and viewing a fantastic video on the migration of toads in the Noordhoek basin. This is a very important meeting and I urge you to attend, […]

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