The perilous 1,000-mile journey to save Africa’s endangered black rhinos
28 Oct 2022
A second group of 26 eland has been successfully translocated to Maputo National Park as a follow-up operation to a similar translocation in 2019 that saw 20 eland reintroduced back into the park after the species had been absent for more than three decades.
A seventy-five-strong herd of eland has been successfully translocated to Zinave National Park, Mozambique.
Ever wondered what it takes to move 19 rhino across international borders on the longest road transfer of rhino ever undertaken? Join us on our journey in this photo story!
The Fence Stewardship programme has increased the number of feet, hands and eyes along the fence line, working to protect wildlife, people and their property and improve the relationship between people and nature.
For more than 40 years, rhino have been absent from Zinave National Park. This year will see their historic return to the park, as a new founder population for rhino in the Mozambique.
The process of becoming a qualified canine (K9) handler requires constant, intensive training where technical aspects come second to the deeper experience of forming powerful bonds of mutual trust, understanding and respect between man and animal.
For almost five years, Postcode Meerkat – the most advanced wide-area surveillance system ever developed for counter-poaching purposes on the African continent – has kept an eagle eye over vast sections of wilderness in South Africa’s 20 000 km2 Kruger National Park, becoming a key piece in a much larger puzzle that protects one of the last remaining strongholds of wild rhino in the world.