Courtesy of The Rhino Orphanage: A big THANK YOU to Blankets For Baby Rhinos for these special blankets that we received yesterday!! Baby J'aime has already chosen her favourite blanket and wouldn't let us take it off her this morning. The staff and the baby rhinos at the orphanage really appreciate your kind donation.
Courtesy of Endangered Wildlife Trust: WATCHING ROADKILL HAPPEN IN PILANESBERG NATIONAL PARK Don't be alarmed! No animals are purposely being driven over in Pilanesberg National Park... This is part of a five-year study that the EWT's Wildlife and Roads Project is undertaking in our country's protected areas. We are using a fake snake to determine [...]
Many thanks to Unit 4 for making the notchings of 7 Rhino possible yesterday. As you may be aware this is extremely important work that the Pilanesberg does to monitor and manage Rhino populations in the Park. Also DNA is extracted from the Rhino horn so that successful prosecution can take place of poached Rhino. We [...]
Last week the Makanyane Volunteers set up at Pilanesberg Centre with Bev and Vaughan Brown. A total of R26,000.00 was raised! Thanks to all the volunteers... You are all amazing and I appreciate all you do in Pilanesberg! Those that stopped by and supported, thanks very much for taking the time. Lots of you also [...]
People, if you see this lion in this cage on route R556 towards Pilanesberg and Sun City please don't panic. This is not a real lion! However, on this road are real and threatened chameleons and tortoises that are being sold! Amongst others... Do not buy these please. You are not saving the animal... You [...]
Little Jaime safe at the Rhino Orphanage. Thanks everyone for making this possible!
Tuesday this week we received a call from Park visitor Tim Smith who was in the Pilanesberg at the time of the incident. Tim advised us that 2 male leopard had just had the most horrendous fight and the older leopard was not looking good. Normally one would want to leave nature to take it's [...]