How do you fit all of the June action into one newsletter? All I can say is...darting, captures, releases. In only the month of June, volunteers were part of six amazing wildlife captures on the reserve.
Archive for 2013
Find out what the Wildlife Conservation Volunteers had to say about their stay. Thank you Christine, Akash, Megan, Danielle, Elodie, Dana, Natalie and Svenja for sharing a little about your time with us on the Kariega Game Reserve Volunteer Project. We are glad that you had a good time and we hope to see you all again someday soon!
It often happened in the very early hours of the morning. I would raise my head from the pillow the better to hear. Moments later the rumbling, soul-stirring, throaty roar of an African lion would be repeated, filling the silence of the night. Reassured that all was well with the world, I would snuggle back under the blankets and, safe in my own bed, drift off to sleep again.
Claus and Iris Wollmer were with us at River Lodge this June and sent us some amazing wildlife photo's taken during their time out on safari at Kariega Game Reserve! Images include our new lion cubs, some giraffe, and the new rhino calf as well as some pics of the rangers and sundowner drinks at the game reserve. Thank you Claus and Iris for sharing these lovely shots with us and we hope to see you back on the reserve one day!
"Today we converge yet again on Kariega Game Reserve in support of the rehabilitation of Thandi the survivor of rhino poaching. Following the successes of various phases of her recovery, a recent set-back occurred when her face was damaged by a bull introduced to replace the breeding capacity lost by the poaching incident over a year ago. In a process which has involved ground breaking efforts to give her back a normal rhino life, we have been reminded just how much poaching took away from her and just how much more she still needs our support through her recovery.
Thandi's progression back into normal rhino society has been set back by a facial injury that will require surgical intervention.
Kariega Game Reserve is excited to be launching its first photographic safari in collaboration with our great ranger and excellent photographer, Brendon Jennings. This 5 day photo safari will accommodate guests at the spectacular River Lodge and provide guests with the great opportunity of photographing in the African wilderness with a skilled wildlife photographer.
Kariega Game Reserve joined a select but growing number of game parks in the Eastern Cape to be presented with the 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.