WATCH: Meet Bambi - the little Cape grysbok on the road to recovery after he was rescued from a fire

2019-01-17 06:30
cape grysbok

cape grysbok

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

At just a few months old, a rescued baby Cape grysbok has touched the hearts of the many residents of the Overstrand, which has recently been under threat by a devastating fire.

Bambi, which staff of the Country Animal Clinic named him, was found close to one of the burning areas before emergency services officials rushed him to the clinic for treatment.

"We are treating him ... and he does still have a long road ahead of him to recover fully," Dr Ingrid de Wet told News24. 

The little creature is trotting around on bandaged hooves and there is hope that he will soon be released back into the wild.

KEEP UPDATED on the latest news by subscribing to our FREE newsletter.

- FOLLOW News24 on Twitter

Read more on:    cape town  |  fires  |  good news  |  animals
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.