Farewell to Hermes:  Cape Town’s Beloved Caracal

BY LINNEA  12 MAY 2023

Get ready to say farewell to one of Cape Town’s most beloved wild cats - Hermes

With his striking reddish-brown fur and signature tufted ears..

Hermes became a symbol of hope for the Urban Caracal Project

And a beloved mascot for the people of Cape Town.

Though we mourn the loss of this magnificent creature

We will always treasure the memories he left us with.

Hermes was more than just a caracal..

He represented the resilience of wildlife in our urban environments and the importance of conservation efforts.

Also, his presence reminded us of the rich biodiversity in our world and the importance of preserving it.

His spirit will continue to live on, inspiring us to protect and cherish the natural world.

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