Angie has had a very busy time on the reserve, hosting interntional guests, rhino conservation warriors and members of the Reserve Protection Agency. Read all about it in this the third edition of Angie's Conservation Diary, a personal account of rhino conservationist and Kariega intern Angie Goody.
November has been marked with new animal babies appearing all over the reserve. The Eastern Cape bush is also full of new life after the wonderful spring rains. It has truly been a pleasure being out and about on the reserve this month. Read all about this action packed month in the November Volunteer Update.
On 1 December we welcomed our first guests to our brand new Settlers Drift Lodge.
Giraffe, an unexpected visitor to private plunge pool at Kariega Game Reserve.
Our photo of the week is a honey badger (Mellivora capensis), also known as the ratel in Afrikaans. Despite its name, it looks more like a weasel than any other badger.
This video gives an update on Thandi, the brave survivor of the rhino poaching attack in March 2012. We encourage you to share it, and get involved in whatever way you can to help in the fight for the survival of rhino.
Kariega Game Reserve is excited to be hosting its first Art on Safari from 28 August to 1 September 2015. The event is organised by Africa Geograhic and lead by artist Alison Nicholls
Over the past two years former NBA basketball star Yao Ming and various film crews have visited Kariega Game Reserve to meet rhino Thandi and put together a documentary to help end trade of illegal ivory and rhino horn. This documentary, Saving Africa’s Giants with Yao Ming, will premiere on Tuesday, November 18 at 10 PM ET/PT (US) and Friday, November 21 at 9PM (UK) on Animal Planet.
Ranger Tayla shares some fascinating facts about Euphorbia trees in this short video clip.
The second edition of Angie's Conservation Diary, a personal account of rhino conservationist and Kariega intern Angie Goody, includes an update on rhino Thandi, educating the Kariega Conservation Volunteers and enjoying a spectacular Eastern Cape safari with elephants.