Concern over KZN’s ghastly ‘voodoo’ park

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Caitlin Hunt, snake catcher and environmentalist, examines the many ‘voodoo’ dolls that are strewn around the Ilanda Wilds Reserve in Amanzimtoti.
Caitlin Hunt, snake catcher and environmentalist, examines the many ‘voodoo’ dolls that are strewn around the Ilanda Wilds Reserve in Amanzimtoti.
Thabiso Goba

Animal carcasses, voodoo dolls and dumped rubbish have become synonymous with the Ilanda Wilds Reserve in Amanzimtoti.

“At this rate there won’t be any sort of animals left here,” said Caitlin Hunt, a snake catcher and environmentalist. “I usually catch snakes and release them here, but this is not a place suitable for wildlife release any longer.”

Hunt has lived in Amanzimtoti for over 20 years.

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