Journal

Support the 2015 Rhino Run

Rhino Run trail running event 2015The fourth annual Rhino Run will be held on the 20 September 2015 at five locations across South Africa as well as in Mississippi, USA. Enter this trail running event to help raise funds for rhino conservation.



Secretary Bird in Eastern Cape Wilderness

secretary bird at kariega by chelee brown feb 2015This fascinating bird is said to have received its name Secretary Bird from the crest of long feathers at the back of its head. The story goes that these look like the long quill pens that the olden day secretaries had tucked behind their ears or in their hair.





Video: Lion Pride Finds Prey

Male Lion by Jim FreemanWildlife documentaries will often tell you that female lions are the hunters and males will come in once the kill has been made to take their share. Well this isn't always true. Watch this video of a successful hunt by a pride of lions at Kariega.


How Often do Giraffes Drink?

giraffe at kariega by jacques matthysenHaving a drink of water tends to be somewhat challenging when you are over 4m tall! In order to get to the water giraffe have to spread their front legs at awkward angles, leaving them in a rather vulnerable position to predators such as lion.




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