Thandi and Themba

Video: Rhino Thandi Nov 2014

Kariega Thandi1 Angie Goody Oct14This 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.

Saving Africa’s Giants with Yao Ming Premiere

Saving Africas Giants ThandiOver 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.

Kariega supports the Rhino Run

Rhino Run 2014 JpgThe poaching of three rhinos at Kariega Game Reserve in March 2012, their amazing courage and Thandi's incredible survival inspired trail runner Sian O'Keeffe to take action. He decided to start a trail run, called the Rhino Run, to raise funds and awareness for the plight of our rhino.

Thandi the Rhino - Photos May 2014

Kariega Rhino Thandi May2014 3Rhinos are one of the few megaherbivores (plant-eaters that weigh more than 900 kilograms or 2,000 pounds) still alive. Recently their numbers have been dramatically reduced with the increase of poaching. Poachers killed over 1,000 rhinos in South Africa during 2013 and 376 have been reportedly killed by poachers this year. We simply cannot allow them to become extinct.

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