Category Archives: Animal conservation

“Misi kaya” (The Hyena Den) by Jamie Sangster

“An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfilment.” – David Attenborough The spotted hyena is arguably the most successful large carnivore in Africa because it is both a proficient hunter and scavenger, displaying resourcefulness and stamina in its foraging pursuits. It …
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Built for the kill, by ranger Rein Kock

Working in the northern Sabi Sand Game Reserve as a guide is truly a treat. One of the aspects that make this place really special is the leopard sightings that we get to experience, pretty much every day. The distinctive colouring and patterns on the leopard’s coat makes it easy for this majestic cat to …
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Getting the community involved in the Rhino Horn Infusion project

In June we reported on our involvement in the Sabi Sand Reserve’s Rhino horn infusion programme. As this is an initiative that we support whole-heartedly, we were absolutely thrilled when Loma Powrie of the Sabi Sand Trust approached us to assist them in a new project to get community members from the villages surrounding the …
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Protecting our rhino – Rhino horn infusion at Arathusa

A group of guests from Australia visited Arathusa last month. During their visit, Dave Powry – from Sabi Sands Game Reserve, was at the lodge to deliver a presentation on the rhino horn infusion procedure, a massive initiative undertaken by the Sabi Sands Game Reserve to help combat rhino poaching. Among the group was Mark …
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