Friday’s Photoshoot: Celebrating World Rhino Day 2016

In case you missed it, yesterday, 22nd September 2016, was World Rhino Day, and while the recent poaching figures seem to indicate that we have nothing to celebrate, all 5 protected species are still alive, and a global effort is now in place to help protect the rhino (and the elephant), from extinction. At the…

Great News for Kariega as Rhino Poaching Survivor Thandi gives Birth

We were delighted to read on the Kariega Facebook Page recently that Thandi, the beautiful rhino who was poached and left to die in 2012, has given birth to a healthy calf! Kariega Game Reserve, like many other game reserves in South Africa, was the victim of poaching in March 2012, when Thandi and two…

It’s World Animal Day 2013!

Friday 4th October 2013 is World Animal Day, and if you love all creatures great and small, now is the time to follow the mission statement of world animal day and: Celebrate animal life in all its forms Acknowledge the diverse roles that animals play in our lives Be thankful for the way in which…

It’s World Elephant Day 2013

One of the things I love most about travelling to Africa, is that is gives us a rare opportunity to see wild animals living in their natural habitat. Safari parks may not have the open borders we would all like to see, but they are certainly better than the animal parks and zoos we have…

World Rhino Day – It’s Time to Make an International Effort

Today, 22nd September 2012 marks the third World Rhino Day, and anyone following our blog will know how passionate we are about the plight of these gentle giants. Organised by Lisa Jane Campbell from Zimbabwe and Rhishia Cota-Larson from the US, World Rhino Day is an international effort to help the five remaining African and…