Thanks to all at Anglo American for making this notching possible. You were such an awesome and passionate group! Notchings (marking the Rhino's ear and chipping their horns) is essential management work necessary to identify individual Rhinos in the Park. This is how we identify who is where in the Park, who is mating who, who [...]
Such an amazing morning with Sandton Primary School. Never have kids asked so many questions! Loved it. Thank you Christina Iannoua and Mr Castle for giving us this opportunity. It was a truly special time. Thank you to all the teachers for creating awareness with your charges.
This morning our Bathawk Mofalodi flew into the Sun City zipline. Pilot Peter and wife Mary are being rescued as I type. We are praying all goes well. They were not injured in the crash with the zipline. Just very, very scared. When they are safe we will rescue Mofalodi. Update: A HUGE THANKS to SAPS, [...]
Thank you Trinity House Little Falls pupils for your hard work this heritage weekend at Kamolope early learning centre. The early learning centre was totally overwhelmed by this kind gesture. Thanks Marc Ross and Uli Goebel from WLS for planning this and making it happen! Thanks Sarah Maoka of Pilanesberg for arranging with the community.
This has been another year of reflection for us all on the ground. Fighting for the survival of such an iconic and glorious species. Daily we try to make sense of the senseless murders of our Rhino. We grapple to understand the evilness in mankind that would so ruthlessly cut down such a beautiful sentient [...]
North West Park Chief Ecologist, Pieter Nel, has officially asked the Pilanesberg Wildlife Trust to assist the Pilanesberg to raise funds for the rebuild of Mankwe Hide. The plan is to upgrade what was at Mankwe dam before it completely burnt down. Possibly a larger hide than before, and maybe even 2 separate viewing decks. Nothing definite [...]
Thanks Andrew from M.A.P Scientific Services for the latest images from Sentinel-2 of the fires in Pilanesberg. The very dark is the fire that came in and ran wild. The slightly lighter dark grey are the planned fires that happened prior. The second map is an enhanced colour map. The first map is the actual colour.