Tag Archive: white rhino

World Rhino Day 2017

Conservation is one of Thanda’s core passions. Amidst other projects, Thanda is one of the founding members of the Project Rhino KZN which is motivated by the dream of white and black rhino… Continue reading

Fun, Games and Horns!

Lions are incredible hunters; whilst their group success rate is about 30% they often kill even when not hungry and are fairly indiscriminate. Their immense power and sheer presence have made them a… 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

The Ultimate Interaction

It is always very exciting to see animals interact – between different species or between specimen of the same species. It is a very rare occasion to see large mammals – like White… Continue reading

Stand-off

It is a rare treat to see Elephants and Rhinos together. To see them interacting is even more unusual. The Thanda Safari guests enjoyed this incredible sighting of two White Rhino cows challenging… Continue reading

Stay safe!

Admits all the horrible news about Rhino poaching it is very encouraging when a new Rhino is born.¬†One of Thanda’s oldest White Rhino female gave birth to a little boy on 30 January… Continue reading

Stampede

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

Unhappy!

Rhinos tend to curl up their tail when they are unhappy about something. This White Rhino cow was quite upset when one of Thanda’s North Pride Lionesses interrupted her drinking session at a… Continue reading

Rhino Talk!

One of the most discussed safari topics is the threat to wildlife and especially to Rhinos. Most of Thanda’s guests are eager to learn about these magnificent creatures and their struggle for survival.… Continue reading

A Star!

This little White Rhino calf was the star on today’s morning game drive as it posed for some great images. The Thanda guests very much enjoyed this encounter on hot summer day. Picture… Continue reading