Pangolins on the brink as Africa-China trafficking persists unabated

Pangolins on the brink as Africa-China trafficking persists unabated

by Sharon Guynup on 8 May 2018 https://news.mongabay.com/2018/05/pangolins-on-the-brink-as-africa-china-trafficking-persists-unabated/?fbp Please read this in-depth article highlighting the plight of the pangolin and the immense scale of illegal wildlife trade – follow the link below…
 
OUR “WISH TO DO” LIST

OUR “WISH TO DO” LIST

At the Tikki Hywood Foundation we don’t just rescue, rehabilitate and release, injured and orphaned wildlife. We work hard at conservation too and believe that conservation is a team effort. That is why we not only work with other conservation organisations, but also strive to form working relationships with the many different government departments who ... Read More
 
Wildlife Commemorative Stamp – Mambokadzi the Pangolin

Wildlife Commemorative Stamp – Mambokadzi the Pangolin

The above photograph, which has been used as part of the United for Wildlife series of stamps in the United Kingdom, is of a pangolin rescued by The Tikki Hywood Foundation. Her name is Mambokadzi (which means ‘Queen’ in Ndebele). She weighed 9kgs on arrival. This photograph was taken on 14th October 2012, the day she ... Read More
 
A Mother’s Day Tale

A Mother’s Day Tale

The Ugandan Pangolin Guardians were born in April. These are proud men and woman who want to protect their Ugandan heritage.  This group is made up of men and woman from UWA, (Uganda Wildlife Authority) and the police who are all involved in wildlife protection be it through the courts or on the ground.  In ... Read More
 
CARMEN

CARMEN

In late August, this year the Uganda Wildlife Authority UWA and Natural Resource Conservation Network (NRCN) with the guidance and financial assistance from the Tikki Hywood Foundation (THF) rescued a live pangolin, which had been captured by locals and was believed to be destined for the bush meat trade. Thankfully, a local Ugandan with knowledge ... Read More
 
Liberia Visit Follow-up

Liberia Visit Follow-up

It is always good to get good news. Following Lisa’s trip to Liberia and The Tikki Hywood Foundation’s working relationship with Libassa Wildlife Sanctuary there has been a lot happening, but you can read all about it in Julie Vanassche’s report below. Lisa Hywood said something very poignant on her return from her trip to ... Read More
 
The work that conservation organisations do cannot be achieved with out the buy-in of local government and government departments.

The work that conservation organisations do cannot be achieved with out the buy-in of local government and government departments.

This is good news for Zimbabwe. PRESIDENT Mnangagwa says Zimbabwe is willing to share its heritage and beauty with the world and will, therefore, welcome all tourists with open arms. In a statement released after meeting representatives of two key conservation organisations — Tikki Hywood Foundation and Akashinga — last week, President Mnangagwa said global support ... Read More
 
WAKA AND SUBI – Finding Freedom in Uganda

WAKA AND SUBI – Finding Freedom in Uganda

On the 21st of October, two young pangolins were rescued in Uganda. This rescue involved co-ordination from Ugandan Wildlife Authorities (UWA) together with Natural Resource Conservation Network (NRCN) team, who have shown total dedication in the fight against illegal wildlife trade. NRCN team caught a poacher who was illegally transporting two live pangolins. They had been ... Read More
 
DONATION OF MOTORBIKES TO CHIMANIMANI NATIONAL PARKS

DONATION OF MOTORBIKES TO CHIMANIMANI NATIONAL PARKS

The Tikki Hywood Foundation’s presence in Chimanimani began in 2013. For the past four years the Foundation has been working closely with both the local chiefs and communities together with National Parks. This partnership came into being to create awareness around the importance of wildlife conservation and protecting the natural environment. In January this year ... Read More
 
EYE OF THE PANGOLIN

EYE OF THE PANGOLIN

To watch this ground-breaking documentary about the world’s most trafficked mammal follow this link and share, share, share it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oFalhPrdUs Eye of the Pangolin, premiered last week in South Africa on Friday 17 May, appropriately Endangered Species Day. Lisa Hywood, CEO and Founder of The Tikki Hywood Foundation, who contributed to the film, attended the premier of ... Read More