Over the last 20 years the lion population in Africa has halved. With this in mind, a group of conservationists have initiated the first World Lion Day on 10 August 2014. This is the first global campaign to celebrate the importance of the lion worldwide.
The Eastern Cape is aglow with the crimson flowers of the Aloe ferox plant at this time of year. The spiky, green, fleshy leaves of the aloe give life to orange-red speer-like flowers between May and August.
Reece is a 10 year-old school boy from Shaw Park Primary School in the nearby village of Port Alfred. Over the last four years Reece has become more and more aware of increase in rhino poaching and the need to conserve the species.
Wildlife Vet Dr William Fowlds and the team at Kariega have been busy over the past week with various rhino conservation activities.
Local writer and conservationist Bart Logie shares a story about a porcupine rescue.
Local writer and conservationist Bart Logie shares some memories and the history of elephants in the Kariega area.
The Kariega Conservation Volunteers were involved in 11 game releases or introductions on the reserve, as well as 11 captures and darting procedures. Read all about it here.
Yesterday a small press conference was held at Kariega Game Reserve to inform our local media and supporters of the great news that Thandi is pregnant. Thank you to all who made it out to the reserve to share this special moment with us, and thank you to Alan, Jason, Dr Fowlds and Jo for organising the event.
Kariega Game Reserve is most pleased to announce that recent blood results reveal Thandi is pregnant! Wildlife vet Dr William Fowlds, who has been by Thandi's side since she was poached in March 2012 comments...
This short clip was uploaded by documentary filmmaker Rian van der Walt when he recently visited Kariega Game Reserve to shoot for 'Heroes of the Rhino War' - a project in collaboration with the Wilderness Foundation to tell the inspirational and at times heartbreaking stories of the unsung heroes in the war against poaching.