Tag Archive: rhino

No CLICKS please!

This Black Rhino bull was striding across the savanna directly towards our vehicle. As he closed to about 30 meters (~75′) he got quite annoyed at the camera clicks and mock-charged the vehicle… Continue reading

Friendly Rhino?

Black Rhinos often seem to have a ‘friendly’ expression on their face when one catches them eating leaves and branches. But one should not be deceived. These amazing creatures react to unknown sounds… Continue reading


… to all our friends in North America! Black Rhino Picture by Christian Sperka – Resident Wildlife Photographer – Thanda Private Game Reserve Never miss a message from Thanda! Sign up to the… Continue reading


This morning three beautiful Kudu bulls came to drink at small waterhole at Thanda. After they had quenched their thirst a herd of Cape Buffalo started stampeding the scene. The Thanda guests enjoyed this… Continue reading

World Rhino Day 2015

Today is Wold Rhino Day – A chance to raise awareness and support for these prehistoric creatures. Over 700 rhinos have been killed this year in South Africa alone, that is almost 3… Continue reading

Protecting endangered Black Rhinos …

Rhino horn is often used as a blood purifier – it’s a big corporate thing, used to impress business partners. Read this article by @TheIndependentOnline’s Andrew Johnson as he shares his experience with… Continue reading

Lion vs. Rhino 0:0

It is always exciting to watch animals interact. And some of the best entertainment is provided when Lions and Rhinos meet! The Thanda guests enjoyed it when a few White Rhinos started chasing Thanda’s… 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

Ithemba – Hope !

Most of the news about Rhinos are about poaching and death. But today we have some good news! A newly born White Rhino calf. Thanda guests were delighted to encounter this little Rhino… Continue reading