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ARC (Aquila Rescue and Conservation Centre) is a non-profit section 21 organisation # 2004/011009/08 It was established as a sanctuary for animals that can never be released into the wild again and a temporary home for those who need attention before being released into the wild. It includes various initiatives and projects...
The owner of Aquila, driven by a desire to share his love of the wild with Cape Town, set about searching for the perfect piece of land to re-introduce...

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Black Eagle Project

Collected: $0.00
Goal: $80000.00
Cape Town’s Big 5, Aquila Private Game Reserve, was created 15 years ago, and is named after the rarely-sighted Black or Verreaux’s Eagle (Aquila verreauxii). This raptor is regularly seen from a distance...

Eco Synergy Systems

Collected: $0.00
Goal: $20000.00
Veld Regeneration Project / Alien Vegetation Removal: Thousands of non-indigenous trees were cut down and used to build Aquila’s thatch roofs. 2,000 indigenous trees have been planted in the veld to...

Orphaned Rhino Calf

Collected: $0.00
Goal: $30000.00
Conservation teams at Aquila have been trying desperately to separate the male rhino from the calf. An attempt to coax the male away was unsuccessful, preparations were underway to dart the male when it...