Up until now, HESC has been providing a home for baby elephant orphans, since it is so well-equipped with amazing facilities for problem animals, with quarantine and boma areas. Over the last three years, four orphans have arrived on our doorstep.
The decision, however, has recently been made to move the orphans from HESC to Jabulani and to build a new nursery closer to the stables of the Jabulani herd. This is so that we can keep the species together and also offer the elephant orphans access to the adult elephants.
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