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Love golf and the African bush? Now you can combine the two for the sake of conservation… and fun of course! On 5 November – for the third year running – the Pilanesberg National Park is putting on the 2017 Annual Pilanesberg Wild Life Trust Golf Day. Prior to 2008 poaching of rhino was still [...]

Elephant corridors essential for the species and environment

©Michael Lorentz Madikwe Game Reserve is becoming congested and a 75-kilometre corridor is the solution – if only bureaucracy can get out of the way. […]

By |June 13th, 2016|Conservation, News|1 Comment

Rhino Tracking with Mankwe Gametrackers

Big male rhino in Letsatsing, copyright of Christopher Clark Back in April this year, Mankwe Gametrackers, Pilanesberg National Park’s main activities provider, began offering a new rhino tracking activity in Letsatsing Game Reserve, a small and pretty reserve that Gametrackers run privately just a stone’s throw from Sun City. […]

By |September 10th, 2015|Activities, Conservation|2 Comments

The Debate Over “Advertizing” Pilanesberg’s Rhinos

Some of you might have seen a post I shared on the Pilanesberg Facebook page recently taken from IOL online and naming some of the best places in South Africa to see rhino, Pilanesberg among them. […]

By |January 28th, 2015|Conservation|11 Comments

Can Biosynthetic Engineering Save Our Rhinos?

With every year that passes, South Africa’s rhino poaching statistics make increasingly depressing reading. In 2014, the previous year’s record was broken yet again: 1020 rhinos by mid-November, up from 1004 in 2013 and an almost four-fold increase since 2010, when 333 animals were killed. […]

By |January 5th, 2015|Conservation|16 Comments