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Pictures: bringing nature closer to home

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Yum yum: A curious nyala raiding the dassie feeding pen. Pictures: Evan MiltonLONELY HEART: Dani, an abandoned white rhino calf, grazes as a school tour lines up.TO HAND: Feeding browser and grazer pellets to Zeus the zebra. PICTURE: Tammy FrazerMEALS ON WHEELS: Moholoholo uses about four tons of beef and 30 000 day-old chicks a month for its carnivores. Carcasses and anything not eaten is used for a daily vulture-restaurant feed.A BOTTLE OF THEBEST: Evan Milton feeds Ollie, an orphaned black rhino calf.SUCKLING TIME: Yster, a porcupine pup, accepts the mid-morning feed from a volunteer.FEELS GOOD: Moholoholo clinic manager Tessa Kelton nuzzles an hand-reared lion.  PICTURES: Tammy Frazer

Moholoholo is managed and run by Brian Jones, who founded it in 1991 with property owner and mining magnate Johan Strijdom. Jones is straight-talker. He’ll look you in the eye and tell you part of Moholoholo’s job is to cure bleeding-heart “bunny huggers” of misconceptions about nature conservation.

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