Section 21 COMPANY
DIRECTORS: JH PAULEY / JAN WINDT
Reg Nr: 2004/022575/08
ZOO: OFFICE CHAIRMAN: JH PAULEY
WEBSITE: www.fotz.co.za Tel: 012 804 0113
Tel: 012 328 3265 x 168 Fax: 012 804 3274
Fax: 012 323 0294 Cell: 083 303 0022
P.O. BOX 754 P.O. BOX 530
PRETORIA, 0001 SILVERTON, 0127
E-mail: email@example.com E-mail: Debtmasters@intekom.co.za
IT IS SUMMER AND EVERYONE IS WALKING AGAIN!
Activities for October
6 Oct – Breakfast at the Hippo Lapa at the zoo was very successful.
12-14 Oct – An enjoyable weekend visit to Mokopane Game Breeding Center
20 Okt – Fun Walk at 06:30 – Earn a medal of the Fish Eagle.
Activities for November
17 Nov – Fun Walk at 06:30 – Earn a medal of the African Green Pidgeon.
17 Nov – Carols by Candlelight with Karoolus and Lente at 18:00 for 18:30 in the Frank
Brandt Hall. Book early with Lettie.
24 Nov – Year End Function for the Friends – Train ride to Cullinan – Fully booked.
Activities for December
1 Dec – Fun Walk at 06:30 – Pick and Choose your own special medal.
See you the 19th January for our first funwalk in 2008.
The upgrading of the camp will be completed after the November Fun Walk.
In spite of the name, the Green iguana is not always a true green. The colour varies from green to
WITH PERMISSION FROM ELZETTE DU PLESSIS
The natural habitat of the Green iguana is from central Mexico in the north to central South
America. Iguanas enjoy long, sunny days with a warm temperature year-round.
Iguanas flourish usually in any warm sheltered environment. Adult iguanas spend their days high in
tree canopies and the young iguanas on the forest floor where they forage and hide from
People like to call them “giants” because they grow to a huge size. For the first three years of their
lives they grow at a rapid rate. Adult iguanas are usually between 1.2m – 1.6m in length and weigh
about 5kg. Common houseplants that the iguanas at the zoo enjoy eating is bougainvillea,
hibiscus, and mulberry leaves.
Friends, we need your e-mail address. If we haven’t got it, then please e-mail it to Lettie at
firstname.lastname@example.org with your membership number so we can mail you the
newsletters and other information that we have from time to time.
CELL PHONE NUMBERS
Has your cell phone number changed since you registered with us? Please let us know,
you can fax or e-mail it to us with your membership number to (012) 3230294 or
email@example.com . Thanks for helping us to update our records.
THE YEAREND FUNCTION – 24 NOVEMBER 2007
The Friend’s yearend function is a steam train trip to Cullinan. Unfortunately it is fully booked.
Everyone that is going must please bring their own camping chairs and picnic basket for
lunch. Fires will be available for a Bring and Braai
We will depart at 08:30 from Rovos Rail, with Friends of the Rail. Everyone must be there at 07:00.
Rovos Rail is in Paul Kruger Street, North of the city centre between the two train bridges.
We will be back at 17:30. There is safe parking available for your vehicle.
CAROLS BY CANDLE LIGHT – 17 NOVEMBER 2007
Come and enjoy the evening with Karoolus and Lente in the Frank Brandt Hall at the Zoo.
Time 18:00 for 18:30
Cost: R20 per adult, R15 per scholar and R5 per preschool child
Refreshments will be sold.
Book with Lettie at 012-323-0294 on Tuesdays, Wednesday’s and Thursday’s between
09:00 and 14:00.
Fur Seal and Penguin enclosure
The Artwork must be finalised to finish this project.
Parts of the construction need’s to be changed. A team is busy doing the planning.
Display of trophy animals for the disabled
Planning is at an advanced stage.
The refurbishment of the restaurant is finished.
WE WELCOME THE FOLLOWING NEW MEMBERS
Mrs B Joshua Faerie Glen Mrs C Du Bruyn Lyttelton Manor
Mr JJ Prinsloo Waterkloof Mr EJ Moruke Gezina
Mr JH Jv Rensburg Rietfontein Mrs C Kissoon Wierda Park
Mrs I Zowitsky Rustenburg Mrs L Le Roux Modimodlle
Mrs R Minaar Waverley Mr DAL Levine Elardus Park
Mr C Botha Rynfield Mr M Groenewald Wonderboompoort
Mrs DM Constable Witbank Mrs JC van Zyl Boksburg
Ms VG Clews Proklumasieheuwel Mr WF De Jongh Ninapark
Mr J Van Rooyen Valhalla Ms HS Pretorius Elardus Park
Mr PJ Verrijdt Valhalla Mr J Joseph Theresa Park
Mrs ZC Rossouw Waterkloof Rif Mrs S Hugo Pretoria
Miss D Bertelsmann Meyers Park Ms F Botha Hatfield
Ms WS Le Roux Gezina Miss NM Steyn The Reeds
Mrs M Botha Zwartkop Mrs CC Stander Dorandia
Mr PJ Venter Clubview Mrs A Venter Clubview
Miss L Lombard Pierre van Ryneveldt Mr KL Leso Polokwane
Miss MJ Botha Gezina Miss EJ Meyer Gezina
Mr JM Jv Vuuren Pretoria-Noord Miss H Jv Vuuren Pretoria-Noord
Mrs AS Smith Wonderboom Mr SC Kloppers Pretoria
Ms TL Mulder Centurion Ms JL Tipogragh Rivonia
Mr D Prinsloo Pretoria Wes Mrs S Prinsloo Pretoria Wes
Ms M Roth Montana Park Mrs M de Kock Sunnyside
Mr DJ de Kock Sunnyside Mrs KM Prinsloo Gezina
Rev PC Shone Pietersmaritzburg Mrs OI Shone Pietermaritzburg
Mr CR Edwards Howick Ms L Grobler Wonderboom Suid
Mr WC Brill Muldersdrif Mrs J Brill Muldersdrif
Mrs B Coetzer Clubview Miss E Naude Kameeldrift Wes
Mrs C Smuts Sinoville Mr P Smuts Sinoville
Mrs HJ Nel Eldo Glen Mr L vd Westhuizen Eldo Glen
Miss MS Ferreira Bronkhorstspruit Miss LJ Ferreira Bronkhorstspruit
Miss M vd Westhuizen Bronkhorstspruit Miss N Jv Rensburg Clubview
Mr R Verwey Pretoria Tuine Mrs J Verwey Pretoria Tuine
Ms A Kleynhans Pretoria-Noord Mrs S Grobbler Pretoria-Noord
Mr JH Cruywagen Totiusdal Mr MJ vd Vyver Centurion
Miss A Boonzaaier Bela-Bela Mr R Daubert Kenmare
Mrs ER Breedt Delmas Dr W Benninghoff Waterkloof Rif
Mrs IA Benninghoff Waterkloof Rif Miss N Giddings Montana
Miss C Olivier Gezina Mr DJ Hanekom Pretoria
Mrs E Hanekom Pretoria Mr N Govinonsamy Laudium
Mr AJ van Wyk Garsfontein Mrs A van Wyk Garsfontein
Mr JH Du Bruyn Pretoria-Noord Miss M vd Merwe Pretoria
LIFE TIME MEMBERSHIPS
The following members were honoured with a life time membership of Friends of the Zoo:
Dr Bert Pretorius – Founder and Committee member
Mr Hennie Pauley – Chairman
Mr Jan Windt – Co-opted member
SHOPPING BAG COMPETITION
There are two competitions in which you can take part.
1) Buy a Friends of the Zoo shopping bag at R40 and take a photo of yourself and the bag at
any interesting place in the world and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. The photo’s will
be placed on our website and the end of December everybody can vote for the best photo.
That person will win a weekend at one of the two breeding game farms.
2) Buy a Friends of the Zoo shopping bag at R25, fill in the entry form and stand a chance to
win one free membership for a year, from Friends of the Zoo. Contact Lettie – (012) 323
0294 or get your bag at the information desk during fun walks.
Can a Badger turn around in his skin? …………………………. Answer in the next Newsletter.
♥ The Friends would like to thank all the Zoo personnel for their support and help during
♥ We would like to thank each member of the Friends of the Zoo for their support during 2007.
Without you, we would not be able to function.
The Editorial Staff wishes you and your family a merry Christmas and a prosperous 2008.
Friendly Zoo Greetings