The best cage is an empty cage.

C.R.O.W. is the oldest wildlife rehabilitation centre in South Africa that is committed to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of wildlife. Run by a small, yet highly dedicated and experienced team of staff and volunteers, C.R.O.W. assists over 3000 orphaned, injured and displaced animals every year. From mongoose, genets and monkeys to birds, reptiles and antelope, C.R.O.W. represents a second chance at a free, safe and sustainable life for all wild animals in distress.

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What we do as a
Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

We are committed to rescue, rehabilitation and release of any orphaned, displaced and injured wildlife


Years Experience


Animals Rescued


Children Educated

What makes us special
as a Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

Wonderful place!

“Wonderful place. Wonderful staff. So good to the animals.”

Wendy Da Silva / Facebook

High praise!

“My respect for this organisation began over 50 years ago as a child growing up in Durban. Cannot praise them highly enough.”

Marilyn Peters / Facebook

Wonderful staff.

“Absolutely wonderful staff. Their love and compassion for animals is very evident. They always go out of their way for even the smallest animals.”

July Wood / Uber

Our Partners

Corruseal group
RoGa Plastics
gap capital
buddy plastics
mg packaging
geo building plumbing
koogan plastics
shepstone & wylie
earth touch
fishwicks retail
republic lifestyle
compass medical waste services
Olsen Animal Trust