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ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 15 September 2022

Seal assisted - Hermanus

On Saturday, 10 September, NSRI Hermanus, while conducting routine maintenance at our NSRI Hermanus rescue station were alerted by public members of a seal, witnessed in amongst the Dolosse, in and around the new harbour, with a rope entangled around ...

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ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 30 August 2022

Beached dolphins rescued

It was with great delight that crews from NSRI Stations 2 (Bakoven) and 8 (Hout Bay) were able to assist the Marine Animal Stranding Network and SPCA to refloat two bottlenose dolphins that had beached on Sandy Bay on Cape ...

ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 28 July 2022

NSRI Bakoven & NSRI Hout Bay Assist in Dolphin Rescue

At 08h08, Thursday, 28 July, NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) were alerted by an eye-witness of 2 dolphins beached at Sandy Bay, near to Llandudno, and both dolphins were alive and appeared to be in distress. ...

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ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 29 June 2022

Penguin rescues: Helping happy feet

When an injured penguin was spotted on the beach in Jeffreys Bay, the NSRI stepped in to help. ...

ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 7 June 2022

Birds of a feather save stranded albatross

The NSRI’s Durban duty crew was called on recently to help uShaka Sea World release a rare juvenile Indian yellow-nosed albatross. ...

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ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 1 June 2022

Plettenberg Bay – Striped Dolphin rescue

NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew were alerted by the Southern Cape Marine Animal Stranding Network, who had a member of their team on the scene at Dune Park, Keurbooms Beach, where a Striped Dolphin was found to have beached. ...

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ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 20 May 2022

STORMS RIVER – Leopard rescue has a sad outcome:

NSRI Storms River and NSRI Oyster Bay duty crews were activated to join SA National Park rangers in an effort to save a leopard stranded on a cliff face on the Storms River at the marine section of the Storms ...

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ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 20 March 2022

Family dog assisted

NSRI Wilderness dispatched a team to Kleinkranz Beach following a request for assistance for a family dog collapsed on the beach. ...

ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 24 February 2022

Unbridled bravery in Port Nolloth rescue

Whenever someone is in distress in or on South African waters, the NSRI will lend a hand – even if the individual in question offers them a hoof in return. ...

Horse Rescue - Port Nolloth
ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 3 February 2022

Orange River – Wild Horses assisted to safety

At 05h00, Wednesday, 2 February, NSRI Port Nolloth duty crew prepared our sea rescue craft Vodacom Rescuer 2 which we towed to the Orange River, Richtersveld near to Alexander Bay, to assist "Have a Heart" and "Network for Animals" to ...

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