“If the veld catches alight and the wind takes the flames, the results can be devastating.”
“About 10pm on Saturday, I was told by the police that I could be locked up for child abandonment.
The cub was treated as a pet and habituated to humans and would be impossible to rehabilitate to a healthy natural behavioural state.
“And when we call we are told there are no vehicles … We must come pick up a cop from the station if we want them to come out.”
Out of 53 matric pupils who had planned to attend the event only nine paid their annual R8000 fees in full.