SURPRISE left us.

SURPRISE left us.

  I end this year on a very sad note, hoping that we will move forward into a happier and better new year. A very special female hippo, Surprise, was found dead on December 23rd but I have only written this blog now as I wanted to notify her supporters before...
Joe

Joe

In honor of two very special animals I write this last blog for 2018. For those following Facebook you will have read Joe’s story. Joe, a massive, elderly male baboon who allowed two humans into his private space. Joe was part of the Hippo Haven wild troop and of them...
Winny and babies Nov 2018

Winny and babies Nov 2018

Winny who is a wild warthog and comes here with her two older sons William and Wombat pitched up 2 days ago with her new babies, four little ones, three male and a female they are gorgeous. She brought them to show us and then took them back to her hole in the ground....
Turgwe Hippos Oct 2018

Turgwe Hippos Oct 2018

Thought you would all like to see some of the Turgwe Hippos on video for a change. Just a short view of these amazing animals. Please don’t forget to help them with an adoption, perhaps purchasing the hippo calendar or just a straight donation for Christmas. Love to...
New 2020 Turgwe Hippo Trust Calendar is ready

New 2020 Turgwe Hippo Trust Calendar is ready

Hello The new 2020 Turgwe Hippo Trust calendar is ready.   Featuring: TACHA, KAI,STEVE,KUCHEK,BOBON, RELIEF,TEMBIA, GRACE, HARVEY, CHEEKY,HORATIO, BECKY,BABA,LAURA, TSAKUS & ODILE UK supporters, select £ and calendar will be shipped from UK. European...
Gona-Rhe-Zhou Chilojo Cliffs Aug 2018

Gona-Rhe-Zhou Chilojo Cliffs Aug 2018

I want to show to you all a very amazing place only a 2.5 hour drive from Turgwe Hippo Trust, the Chilojo Cliffs part of the Gona-Rhe-Zhou National Park. Most of our volunteers are having the chance to take a day or night and day trip with us to this place of extreme...
Moonlight and a Turgwe River Pool July 2018.

Moonlight and a Turgwe River Pool July 2018.

This is one of the Turgwe River pools where the hippos share their home with the crocodiles  First we introduce you to the moon and a lion and baboons calling at night at Hippo Haven, then you meet a grey heron water dikkops and the crocs on their rocks.  Hope you all...
Mama Tembo Tours visiting Hippo Haven

Mama Tembo Tours visiting Hippo Haven

Here is a video of Hippo Haven with myself with the baboons and warthogs which was kindly filmed by Mama Tembo Tours, a Safari setup run by Leslie Nevison from Zambia, they will be visiting the Trust every now and then with day visitors. Very good quality videoing...
Surprise Is Mother Again

Surprise Is Mother Again

Surprise hippo has eventually had a new calf. You now have the opportunity of naming this baby and become one of his or her supporters. We do not yet know the sex, Surprise has in the past had both male and female calves. To date Surprise has given birth to the...
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