Tag: rhino

Black Rhino returned to the wilds of Rwanda

Filed in Community & Conservation News, News by on May 31, 2017
Black Rhino returned to the wilds of Rwanda

The critically endangered black rhino has returned to the wilds of Rwanda with the help of Etihad Cargo and animal transport specialist Intradco Global. On behalf of African Parks, a conservation non-profit organisation that manages national parks and protected areas on behalf of governments across the continent, Intradco chartered two Etihad Boeing 777 freighters to transport […]

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Celebrating World Ranger Day – another Rhino Force initiative to help combat rhino poaching

Filed in Community & Conservation News by on July 31, 2013
Celebrating World Ranger Day – another Rhino Force initiative to help combat rhino poaching

World Ranger Day, observed globally on 31 July 2013 by the International Ranger Federation (IRF), celebrates the honourable and dangerous work rangers do to protect the world’s wildlife. To support South African rangers who put their lives at risk to safeguard rhinos, RHINO FORCE proudly announces a new partnership with York Private Game Reserve, adjoining […]

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The hunted…

The hunted…

Safety briefing dealt with and under strict instruction of silence, we headed into the Acacia thicket. My heart was pounding and I felt myself breaking into a sweat which, I’m ashamed to say, could not entirely be attributed to the oppressive heat of the day or the physical exertion. I was quite sure the thumping […]

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101 things to see on safari at &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve

Filed in KwaZulu-Natal, Wildlife & Safari by on July 18, 2013
101 things to see on safari at &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve

When tasked with finding somewhere that was likely to fulfill the brief for our ‘101 things to see on safari in KZN’, &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve came to mind immediately. With an incredible diversity in habitats and its commitment to conservation, community and the environment it seemed the obvious choice – and they exceeded […]

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Tracker dogs stand firm against rhino poachers

Filed in Conservation, Wildlife & Safari by on November 20, 2012
Tracker dogs stand firm against rhino poachers

It’s pretty rough being a rhino now days… especially when you’re sporting a pretty nifty adornment up front. What was once something to be proud of is now an open invitation it seems, as rhino in all parts of South Africa are being hunted mercilessly for their horn. These huge lumbering animals are being threatened […]

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