Monthly Archives: May 2013

Tortoise translocation

A permitted private tortoise rehabilitation post in Kidd’s Beach recently saw a clutch of young tortoises hatch which surpised the owner. A plan was made with the East London Museum to translocate the young animals to a safe nature reserve … Continue reading

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Midden site investigated along the Rufane River (EC)

Local farmer Dave Legg, a friend of outdoorsman Dave Marais kindly allowed the museum access to a site which had recently been exposed by natural erosion revealing a coastal midden (a refuse site for discarded shells by pre-history inhabitants). The … Continue reading

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Rambo makes a come back

A loggerhead turtle hatchling was found dehydrated and lifeless at Kidds Beach last month by a visitor to the coast Brendan Cole. Chasing off seagulls he retrieved the limp reptile and called the East London Museum.  Unfortunately, the hatchling could … Continue reading

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