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.
Angie's Conservation Diary is the personal account of rhino conservationist and Kariega intern Angie Goody. Angie usually lives in the Isle of Man and has been running her own own beef and sheep farm for 18 years. Probably the best way to describe her is a person who is passionate and devoted to saving rhinos!
Local conservationist and author Bart Logie shares some memories and interesting information about the Four-striped grass mouse.
The Coral trees (Erythrina lysistemon) have burst into a colourful mass of red flowers at Kariega, showing that spring is well underway in South Africa. The flowers look even more spectacular on the bare branches of the deciduous trees. The dazzling flowers make it one of the best known and widely grown trees in South Africa.
While the battle rages against the poaching of elephant and rhino's, find out why these mega-herbivores are such valuable components of conservation.
Join hands in creating awareness against rhino and elephant poaching in this global march on the 4 October 2014.
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.