We were so pleased when the team from The Today Show, a daily morning talk show broadcast across the USA, contacted us to ask if they could feature Thandi and her calf on the show.
Posts tagged “Conservation”
Local conservationist and author Bart Logie shares his thoughts on lynx, porcupines and honey badgers and their place in conservation alongside the Big 5.
November has been marked with new animal babies appearing all over the reserve. The Eastern Cape bush is also full of new life after the wonderful spring rains. It has truly been a pleasure being out and about on the reserve this month. Read all about this action packed month in the November Volunteer Update.
Over 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.
Angie's Conservation Diary is the personal account of rhino conservationist and Kariega intern Angie Goody. Angie usually lives in the Isle of Man and has been running her own own beef and sheep farm for 18 years. Probably the best way to describe her is a person who is passionate and devoted to saving rhinos!
Thanks to Kariega guest Keith Carney for sharing the beautiful blesbok picture with us after his safari experience. Do you know the difference between a blesbok and a bontebok?
We are very proud to announce that South African photographer Neil Aldridge has won the coveted title of 2014 European Wildlife Photographer of the Year with a photograph that he took at Kariega!
While the battle rages against the poaching of elephant and rhino's, find out why these mega-herbivores are such valuable components of conservation.
Over the last 20 years the lion population in Africa has halved. With this in mind, a group of conservationists have initiated the first World Lion Day on 10 August 2014. This is the first global campaign to celebrate the importance of the lion worldwide.
June has been filled with the most perfect winter days, clear blue skies, lovely warm sun and incredible sunsets. So if winter is not really your season, you have not experienced June on Kariega Game Reserve yet!