Statement and photos courtesy of TRO. "Last night the Team received yet another heart-breaking call to pick up an orphaned rhino calf. Another little female calf that has lost her mother to poachers. We set out just after 4am to fetch her. It has been a long day for carers and calf into early evening [...]
Just back in the Park, literally a couple of hours, and we received a call from Charlotte that a really young Rhino calf was running around. Nico Pilot and Gerhardus Vet were both called in to assist in looking for the calf’s mom. As Nico was arriving, Charlotte found the mom. Shot, poached. Horns gone. The little [...]
Statement and photos courtesy of TRO. "Miss Mofalodi has been going out into a large boma area for the last couple of days. She loves being out there and follows the carers where ever they go. She has been exploring the other rhino's middens, the toys, the rubbing posts and the wallows and loves taking [...]
Stephen out of surgery. Saw Dr. and all looks good. Essentially, he explained, that Stephens back snapped in 2. More damage once they opened him up than they had seen before on the scans etc. so this was the correct choice. Now its rest and recovery. Baby steps.... Stephen already able to move more than a [...]
Statement and photos courtesy of TRO. "Just look at our beautiful little Survivor, Mofalodi, trusting her carers enough to follow them outside! Tomorrow we will take her into a larger area so that she can explore even more."
Story courtesy of Sue Brown: Early this morning on morning patrols, Jefferson and Steve experienced engine failure resulting in a emergency landing. Jefferson was transferred by Ambulance to Rustenburg Medi Clinic, Steve was airlifted to Johannesburg. Jefferson has broken hand bones and possibly tendon damage, bruising and shock, he is now back in the park resting [...]
Thank you TRO! Transfer from our trailer to her taxi home...so small she fits sideways in the vehicle. This will be a painful journey to recovery and adulthood for Mofalodi without her mom to guide her. She will however be raised by the capable hands of the TRO staff. Young Rhino calves often inhale sand when [...]