The UK Daily Express newspaper recently featured our Kariega lion cubs in their paper.
Archive for 2014
The Kariega Conservation Volunteers had a fantastic and busy month. February is the hottest time of the year and temperatures were mostly above 30 degrees Celsius. Well done to everyone for enduring the heat and still staying enthusiastic and performing so well!
Today our thoughts go back to that dreadful day two years ago when we found our three rhinos after poachers had attacked them. We think about our unnamed bull that died during the night, the fight for survival and tragic death of Themba and the amazing recovery of Thandi.
One thing that you will definitely see while on safari is a lot of sunrises and sunsets! This is because the best time to view wildlife, and of course photograph them, is around dawn and dusk.
During a recent checkup on rhino Thandi, Dr Fowlds and the Kariega team replaced her tracking collar. The Chipembere Rhino Foundation (CRF) donated the collar and we are very grateful for their ongoing support and generosity.
These two precious images were captured and shared by Kariega guest, Carlo Geminiani. While elephants are well known for their affectionate embraces, giraffes are not often seen touching one another. Instead, their primary form of communication is through
These amazing images were recently shared with us by Rikard Elwing, and feature a Kariega male lion named Mondorro relaxing in the grass on a windy day at the reserve. Such a majestic pose recalls a special quote from Disney's Lion King...
Being able to capture magic moments in the bush is a great privileged handed to us in the form of smart, high resolution digital cameras. We are lucky that these days, remembering the safari experience through beautiful photographs can be as easy as 'point and shoot' for amateurs and professionals alike. Having said that...