The amazing story of rhino mum Thandi and her calf Thembi were featured in the South African You and Huisgenoot magazines in August 2015. Journalist Pieter van Zyl visited Kariega wildlife reserve and was able to meet the inspiring pair.
Archive for 2015
This fascinating bird is said to have received its name Secretary Bird from the crest of long feathers at the back of its head. The story goes that these look like the long quill pens that the olden day secretaries had tucked behind their ears or in their hair.
There are three species of zebra - the Burchell’s or plains zebra, the Grevy’s zebra and the mountain zebra. During your safari at Kariega Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape you will see herds of Burchell's zebra.
Those living near Chichester, West Sussex in the UK may be interested to visit the African Safari photography exhibition by Stephen Tattersall at the Oxmarket Centre of Arts from 1 - 13 September 2015.
We are excited to let you know that our inspirational rhino poaching survivor Thandi and her calf Thembi will feature in a new ITV documentary series called Animal Mums on Sunday 23 August 2015. The first episode, featuring the two Kariega rhino, airs on ITV One at 7pm.
Having a drink of water tends to be somewhat challenging when you are over 4m tall! In order to get to the water giraffe have to spread their front legs at awkward angles, leaving them in a rather vulnerable position to predators such as lion.