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Address: Opposite Hwange National Park Airport, Hwange, Zimbabwe
Phone Number: 00 263 (0)18 710
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A heart for conservation

Maria was our guide and gave a very good overview of the project. The art on display was brilliant. The 800m walk along the raised deck was nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Harare, Zimbabwe
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

teaching people to observe when driving in Hwange about Wild dogs and their fundamentals educating even the locals about conservation

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Maria was our guide and gave a very good overview of the project. The art on display was brilliant. The 800m walk along the raised deck was nice.

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Dedicated to the conservation of the endangered Painted Dog (African Wild Dog) this is well worth a visit to see what these strangely beautiful animals are up against and what the society are trying to do to prevent their extinction. We have been lucky enough to see a pack of these dogs in Kenya a few years ago and they... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The staff here care so much about these endangered animals. The display tells a compelling story following the short and difficult life of one dog; it helps you to understand the complicated issues surrounding endangered species in Africa.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Glad you guys are fighting the good fight for these beautiful animals! Thanks for the tour and showing us your 2 residents!

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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The information hall is very impressive with its beautiful paintings. The people were friendly and knowledgeable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

its a very nice place and the animals are just great.zim reflets the greatness of God in the animals....amazing

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Perth, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

A very modern museum created to educate local school children about the plight of the endangered Painted Dog. Fascinating murals depicting the life of Eye Spot and sobering to think that this entire facility is reinforced by poachers' snares. Supported and sponsored by the Perth Zoo in Western Australia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Very interesting place and well worth a visit. The visitors center is small but well designed; and the staffer who led us through the center was wonderful. Be sure to bring a little money to buy some of the wonderful crafts and/or to donate to support the great work they ensuring that the painted dog continues to be a part... More 

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Newbury Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

A painted dog is the new name for wild dog. This conservation was to provide awareness for the rapidly declining animal. There is a wonderful center that tells a true story of a family of these dogs and what happened to them. Between the wall displays and guide, you really get an understanding how endangered this species is becoming. After... More 

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