Category Archive: Thanda Conservation Efforts

Operation Rhino!

Today a group of Thanda guests took part in an exciting Rhino capture operation. Thanda’s IN THE PATH OF WILDLIFE guest experience is an excellent way to participate in wildlife conservation operations. This Rhino… Continue reading

World Rhino Day 2014

Support the fight for the survival of these magnificent creatures!

Getting caught!

In the Path of Wildlife All over South Africa, game reserves battle with poaching. One traditional method poachers use to catch their prey is the setting of snares, which are crudely constructed out… Continue reading

“Lions hands-on” guest experience

Well, we finally captured our two young male Lions. After a few weeks hard work for all of us, Mike Toft, our veterinarian for this project, was able to dart both of them.… Continue reading

The Last Bush Disco!

In the past month we played our special “music” to the Thanda Lions on numerous evenings. (Also see our blog message about two young male Lions which are to be transferred to another game… Continue reading

Rhino Fund – Girls on a Mission!

Thanda Private Game Reserve would like to say a huge thank you to four inspiring young girls who today handed over a cheque for R25,000 to the Thanda/KZN Project Rhino fund. The 4… Continue reading

A new home for two Thanda Lionesses!

All game reserves have to ensure the correct balance of animal species to maintain a properly functioning Eco-system. One of the most important issues is the control of predator numbers. Because these in… Continue reading

Water, water and more water …

Enjoy this “weather report” from the Thanda Reserve Management “Last Saturday night we had 106 mm of rainfall in less than 12 hours. This wet weather is a welcome respite from the recent… Continue reading

Bush Disco?

Far from it – Enjoy this story from the Thanda Wildlife department 🙂 Relocating Lions Every now and again we have to say goodbye to some of our animals on Thanda. Not because… Continue reading

ISIBINDI – Rhino Parade

The Thanda wildlife team joined Wildlands Conservation Trust representatives at the unveiling of the latest “Rhino Parade Art” at Durban’s King Shaka International Airport. This beautiful decorated representative of the threatened Rhino Species display to… Continue reading