A year ago today four servals, confiscated as illegal pets in Belgium, started a new life at a Born Free-funded sanctuary in South Africa.
It is currently legal to keep almost any animal as a pet in the UK unless there is legislation in place which specifically bans the keeping of that breed or species. Born Free is increasingly concerned by the number of wild animals being traded and kept as exotic pets, both legally and illegally.
Rescued from Belgium’s illegal pet trade, with your support four servals have transformed at their new lifetime home in South Africa.
A video from a zoo in Indiana, USA, reveals just how dangerous wild animals such as servals can be.