A few days old …

This – only a few days old – baby Giraffe is already firm on its feet following mum around the reserve. While his mother was chewing on a bone to augment her calcium… Continue reading

Thanda Safari – Conservation in Action

Today the Thanda Safari wildlife department recovered two six month old Cheetah cubs whose mother had been recently killed by Lions, which are one of the major threats to Cheetahs in the wild.… Continue reading

Heritage Day 2016

Heritage Day recognises and celebrates the cultural wealth of South Africa. Together with our guests we commemorate this day by remembering the heritage of the many cultures that make up the population of… Continue reading

Rhino Week :-)

The 22nd of September was World Rhino Day. Thanda Safari is celebrating a week of Rhino related activities for its guests around this special day. Since 2008 poachers have killed at least 5,940… Continue reading

Just a few days old …

This little Elephant calf is only a few days old but already a star🙂 Thanda Safari guests enjoy the sightings of this youngster, who is very well protected by its mum, its aunties… Continue reading

New Arrivals!

It is always a very special moment when new Lion cubs are seen for the first time. After the mother gives birth she keeps the newborns away from her pride and the rest… Continue reading

Tidy drinking!

Researchers analyzed the way cats lap and found that felines of all sizes take advantage of a perfect balance between two physical forces (gravity and inertia). This Lioness gave a perfect demonstration of this… Continue reading

Gentle Giant Research

This week marks a particularly exciting event at Thanda Safari. In partnering with the Wild Tomorrow Fund, we were able to immobilise three carefully selected Elephants in order to attach tracking collars. Two… Continue reading

On the move!

Elephants hate cats! Whenever they encounter any large predator they get very agitated. It is a great spectacle for Thanda Safari guests to hear the trumpeting and observe the wild chases after such… Continue reading

Cuteness pure!

Cuteness pure! Cheetah cubs on Thanda Safari – more soon … Picture by Christian Sperka – Resident Wildlife Photographer – Thanda Safari Never miss a message from Thanda! Sign up to the Thanda… Continue reading