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Fast Action Saves Vultures from Poisoning Death

On Monday the 2nd of May, a report was received of several grounded vultures on a farm in the Dundee-district. A Raptor Rescue Rehabilitation Centre (RRRC) team was dispatched from Pietermaritzburg with the necessary first aid medicines and equipment. The team arrived on the scene where one dead Critically Endangered Africa white-backed vulture (Gyps africanus) and four Endangered live Cape vultures (Gyps coprothreres), were recovered. The symptoms exhibited by the birds and other signs at the scene confirmed suspicions that the birds likely suffered from poisoning after eating carrion laced with an unknown chemical.
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Cinema Nouveau Presents Puccini’s Manon Lescaut

Press release from Cinema Nouveau 

The 2015/16 Live in HD season from The Metropolitan Opera in New York returned to South African screens in October last year. In celebration of ten years of The Met: Live in HD being shown on cinema screens around the world, including Cinema Nouveau, the current season presents eleven opulent, full-length operas, including six new productions and a special encore.

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Cinema Nouveau Presents As You Like It

Press release from Cinema Nouveau 

The next production in the National Theatre Live series to be screened at Cinema Nouveau is William Shakespeare’s delightful comedy of love and change, As You Like It. Filmed for cinema broadcast during the live production at the Olivier Theatre in London, the screen version releases on Saturday, 19 March 2016 at Cinema Nouveau theatres countrywide for four screenings.

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Minions: Review

When it comes to comedy, yellow is the new black. That’s the tone of the humour in this prequel to the Despicable Me movies, and the torture chamber scene and Villain-Con are definitely some of the best. These “adorable little freaks” stole the show in the preceding movies, which is exactly why they received a stand-alone movie. However, this time around there is no show to steal.

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