Scar

Scar

Our newest addition to Al Ma’wa for Nature and Wildlife is Scar, a striped hyena! He was confiscated from a local Jordanian zoo in 2010 and it is estimated that he is now over 17 years old. Unfortunately, Scar could not be released into the wild after being rescued as...
Dobbie

Dobbie

Dobbie Dobbie, a striped hyena, was rescued in 2010 from a local zoo. He is approximately 14 years old and was brought to Al Ma’wa from our rehabilitation centre in June 2020 ❤️ He has adjusted very well to his enclosure but as a nocturnal animal, he generally...
Aussie, Hadee and Shujaa

Aussie, Hadee and Shujaa

Aussie, Hadee and Shujaa Aussie, Hadee and Shujaa! These three bear cub siblings were rescued from a local zoo by Animals Australia in February 2019. After going through the first stage of our rehabilitation programme, they were brought to Al-Ma’wa in May 2020 to...

Cassie

Cassie Meet our newest member of Al Ma’wa Sanctuary – Cassie! Cassie is a female spotted hyena, who was rescued along with 12 other animals by Four Paws from Aleppo, Syria in 2017. Although there were no medical records, it is estimated that she was over 10 years old...
Yergas Pride

Yergas Pride

Yerga’s Pride Yerga, Bayhas, Shagra and Hawsa These siblings were advertised to be sold on Facebook in war-torn Syria in 2013 when they were just 4 days old. The cubs to be transferred to the New Hope Centre, and later moved to Al Ma’wa Sanctuary in the...
Kahrba’s Pride

Kahrba’s Pride

Kahrba’s Pride Kahrba, Dana and Halab In 2017, Four Paws rescued two lions and two lionesses from Magic World Zoo, located outside of Aleppo, Syria. It is estimated that they were all born in 2010. Kahrba is a calm, happy go luck male who earned his name, which...