A very interesting read by Paul Tully in Africa Geographic. Please do not support any program which encourages the petting and interaction with wild animals of any species. Lion cub petting and interaction has been linked to canned lion hunting and we need to stand up and say no! https://africageographic.com/blog/opinion-activist-exposes-south-africas-lion-park-scams/
A little different kind of excursion yesterday... Together with Vasti, from the rural environmental and agricultural dept., we released a crocodile into Bathlako dam yesterday. She mostly lay there quite calmly before entering the waters to her new home. Thanks Andrew for sexing her and for assisting in the release! https://www.facebook.com/PilanesbergNP/videos/2348054155478554/?t=0
Awesome day at PC. We launched our Writing for Rhino book again today since Donna Grimsley, who compiled the book, was in South Africa. Thanks again for the passion and support Donna! So,so many awesome people that supported us today. Thank you all. Thanks Makanyane Volunteers for all you do. Jax and your team... You gals rock.
Last week we treated 2 Rhino cows for bullet wounds... both Rhinos will be fine and were fortunate to survive the attack... Unfortunately it did not end there, and yesterday tourists found a carcass of another poached Rhino that had passed away on Moloto Drive. On investigation the Rhino Protection Team found a second death. [...]
Sadly we lost a white Rhino bull last night, or the early hours of today. Some evidence was found at the scene and the incident will be investigated. This murdering of animals will never end unless the demand ends. It is up to each one of us to create awareness. Unfortunately people are ignorant enough to [...]
Launching the Writing for Rhino book today! Please come meet us and support if you are visiting the Park. Also avail on Amazon and at Exclusive Books!
2018 .... The year started off really tough... many poaching incidents, our bathawk Serate crashed and was written off, and Steve was really badly injured. Thankfully, after the truly narrow escape Steve was back in Rhino Protection within a few weeks! A new bathawk, Mofalodi now graces the skies. This again after a bad crash earlier this [...]