Tag Archive: black rhino

Black Rhino, Leopard, Hyena and Jackal!

What a Thanda morning! After spotting a Black Rhino on the savanna we watched two Leopards feeding on an Impala kill, which was high up in a tree. And we saw a Hyena… Continue reading


Black Rhinos can show quite a bit of attitude if they realize that they are being watched. Their eye-sight is very bad, so they rely on their hearing and their sense of smell… Continue reading


It happens quite often that Thanda guests can experience more than one of the Big Five during a single game drive. But it is a very rare treat when all five of Africa’s… Continue reading

One Drive – Day and Night!

To encounter these two very shy species in one game drive is a rare treat. A few days ago the Thanda guests enjoyed a sighting of a Black Rhino bull before sunset and… Continue reading

Fight or Flight?

Last night I had my first Black Rhino sighting on Thanda. Bheki, my tracker, spotted this beautiful animal thirty meters from the road. For a few seconds one could almost see a pendulum… Continue reading