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Harnas Wildlife Foundation The Harnas Wildlife Foundation is a charitable organisation and one of the few orphanages and wildlife sanctuaries for wild animals in Southern Africa. More than 300 animals including lions, leopards, cheetahs, endangered Africa wild dogs, meerkats, baboons and tortoises live on the 10 000 hectare farm which is being transformed into a protected wildlife reserve. Harnas is located approx. 300 km to the east of Windhoek near Gobabis. Harnas is dedicated to saving Namibia's endangered wild animals. During the past 20 years the Van der Merwe family has dedicated their lives to establishing the most adequate and secure home possible for abandoned or orphaned wild animals and succeeded in creating a Noah's Ark in the African Savannah. From the time people became aware of the dedication of the Van der Merwe family, not a single week passed without a further injured or orphaned animal finding its way to them. In the past, farmers or trigger... read more  Read More