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.
Posts tagged “Elephant”
The second edition of Angie's Conservation Diary, a personal account of rhino conservationist and Kariega intern Angie Goody, includes an update on rhino Thandi, educating the Kariega Conservation Volunteers and enjoying a spectacular Eastern Cape safari with elephants.
Read the testimonials of some of our latest “Assistant Conservation Managers.” We are so grateful to the volunteers for the valuable contribution that they make towards conservation and community development work both on our reserve and in the surrounding area.
No matter how often we see a well photographed elephant, it is hard not to be amazed each and every time. For fun facts about elephant skin, read more here...
The seasons have changed and we are now officially in spring! This means rain and warmer days. However, whatever the weather the conservation volunteers had an action-packed month on Kariega Game Reserve.
While the battle rages against the poaching of elephant and rhino's, find out why these mega-herbivores are such valuable components of conservation.
Join hands in creating awareness against rhino and elephant poaching in this global march on the 4 October 2014.
We are very pleased to announce the reintroduction of another elephant herd onto the reserve. A herd of 10 elephants, including the matriarch and several calves, were once again released into a region that has not seen elephant in over 100 years.