Yesterday morning guests alerted us to an injured Rhino bull they had seen in the Pilanesberg. Once we had all the relevant parties available we set out to find the Rhino with Pilot Nico Jacobs. It didn't take long and the dart was in. The wounds were made by another Rhino [...]
The little rescued Madikwe calf has been nick-named Sammy. She is slightly better but not out of the woods. Drank a little but not standing on her own yet. She is being lifted and massaged to compensate.
Weapons check and meeting with a section of the Rhino Protection Unit today. An awesome team with a great spirit! Thanks for your hard work and dedication - all of you! To all the RPU, and Pilanesberg Wildlife Trust sponsors, thank you for making this possible! [...]
Rhino calf in Madikwe moved to safety today. Injuries sustained from another Rhino were bad enough that it was decided the calf should be moved to an orphanage with the abilities to treat her. She travelled safely and now we watch and wait for her to recover enough to be [...]
Story courtesy of Simon Bloch: South African police authorities have disrupted another rhino poaching syndicate that used luxury vehicles to commit its heinous crimes. On Saturday, North West police arrested two men and confiscated a luxury model Mercedes Benz, after a rhino was shot and dehorned at a nature reserve [...]
Awesome successful morning notching in the Pilanesberg with Vet Dr Gerhardus Scheepers and Pilot MG. This un-notched 3 year old calf was notched and DNA taken for management and Rhino security purposes. Many thanks to the group and to Sun City for putting this together and for making this possible. [...]