Ranton Rhino Brunch Fundraiser

This event held by Clare and Tony Chick in the UK. Clare, Tony and many of their friends continuously support the Pilanesberg Rhino projects in creative ways! From Clare: “The final total for the Ranton Rhino Brunch is now in, I think. Thanks to everyone who baked, bought, brunched and generously donated, we’ve raised £650. [...]

October 10th, 2019|News|

Sick elephant calf update

The young ellie that was seen struggling around Lengau Dam had to be down sadly... The autopsy showed a massive root (thank goodness not human rubbish) lodged in his throat. Too far for the vet to reach and no way the ellie would have been able to pull it out or dislodge it. Such a [...]

October 9th, 2019|News|

Mankwe Hide update

There has been good progress made on the rebuild of the hide. Roof will hopefully go up next week or the week after! Trees will be planted next to walkway as well, and some dead trees to perch on will also be placed in front of hide. Donations are still welcome. And remember every R500 [...]

October 9th, 2019|News|

Sick elephant calf

Hi all Gem lovers. NW Parks is aware of the young ill elephant at Lengau dam. The vet is coming in to check him, though we don’t usually interfere, we also cannot witness suffering. Once he has assessed the ellie, park management will make a decision on the vets findings and opinion. We are just [...]

October 9th, 2019|News|

Lions kill a black rhino calf

A hectic day in Pilanesberg today. A black Rhino calf was found with lions feeding off the carcass. We have to assume that the lions killed her though there is no witness that we know of. No mom in sight so we will do a recce to look for her. Park management flew over the [...]

October 6th, 2019|News|

Black rhino calf rescue

Thank you Heinrich Neumeyer for bringing this calf and the attack she was under to our attention. A black Rhino bull was trying to kill a 2 year old female calf who was with her older sister. The bull was probably trying to mate with the older sister. Dr Gerhardus Scheepers and Nico of Rhino 911 [...]

October 2nd, 2019|News|