Kariega guest Sonja Wylde captured this video of a newly born giraffe while driving to the Kariega gate on her way home. The calf is still trying to stand up which means that it must be only a few hours old. The mother can be seen cleaning the calf.
Rhino warrior Angie Goody reminisces about her excitement when Thandi's rhino calf Thembi was born and at their first meeting. We celebrate this miracle calf turning six months old today.
A brown hyena female was released at Kariega Game Reserve after she was captured by a local farmer. Fortunately the farmer called the reserve instead of shooting the animal to protect his livestock. The female will join the clan of brown hyenas on our Eastern Cape wilderness area.
We are excited to welcome two elephant calves born at Kariega Game Reserve this week. This video shows one of the calves, only a few days old, peeking out from beneath its mother.
We are so excited to share these beautiful pictures. We have two new elephant calves on the reserve and these close-up images were taken by ranger Daniel before they are even a week old.
An Eastern Cape safari is sure to provide the thrills of the Big 5 without the risk of malaria. However, there are creepy crawlies that might try to follow you home.
The birth story of an impala leaves no place to question the rhythms and patterns of nature.
Our photo of the week is of a southern double collared sunbird. Thank you to ranger Tayla for the beautiful image.
Eastern Cape Elephant Encounters
Thank you to Kariega guest Steve Henrys for sharing this video of his recent encounters with elephants Kariega. It is a thrilling experience to be so close to these enormous creatures in their natural environment....
Five interesting facts about the spotted genet.