The perilous 1,000-mile journey to save Africa’s endangered black rhinos
28 Oct 2022
Wild dogs are naturally moving into Limpopo National Park, revealed by heat maps and increased sightings, signifying healthy ecosystems and reduced risks from human activity.
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.
Seven critically endangered black rhino have been safely translocated from South Africa to Zinave National Park in 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!
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.
On 7 December, Mozambique’s Council for Ministers issued a decree to formally merge the spectacular terrestrial and marine ecosystems of Maputo Special Reserve and Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve into one conservation area —the new Maputo National Park.