Feeding the machine – opinion piece about lion cub petting

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/

February 20th, 2019|News|

Crocodile release in Pilanesberg

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

February 20th, 2019|News|

Writing for Rhinos second launch

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.

February 17th, 2019|News|

Multiple rhino poachings found

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. [...]

February 17th, 2019|News|

Rhino bull poaching

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 [...]

January 23rd, 2019|News|

Happy New Year!

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 [...]

January 7th, 2019|News|