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Chipangali is an African word from the Chinyanja language of eastern Zambia, meaning ‘open friendly place’.

The wildlife Orphanage was established by Vivian and Paddy Wilson in 1973, and its primary function is to offer a home to orphaned, abandoned and sick wild animals. More

Kongwe lying in the Sun

Orphan Profile:

Name: Kongwe
Species: Lion
Kongwe is one of the original progeny from Shashi and Shangani. He is a good example of what the extinct Cape lion should look like except for having a darker mane... More >>


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Chipangali Visits Schools in the Western Suburbs

Since the creation of Chipangali one of the goals has been to provide educational material and be an educational facility for Bulawayo and its environs.

In early march Chipangali decided to take the program to the schools rather than the sch... Read More >>



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* Registered Welfare Organization No. (38/77)

Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage
P.O. Box 1057, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Tel: +263-9-287739/287740 Fax: +263-9-287741