The three rhinos that were introduced onto Gondwana Game Reserve through the GCF due to potential poaching situations have been successfully bonded. The two young males are frequently seen together and are regularly visited by the female who keeps a close eye on them.
Raquel de Castro Maia (Gondwana’s resident fynbos enthusiast, photographer and Creative Brand Manager) has started our data collection project with Jolandie Botha of the GCF. Our focus is the critically endangered Satyrium muticum. The importance of this orchid is astronomical as it only exists in the Mossel Bay area and nowhere else in the world. […]
This year (2019) the GCF aims to introduce 240 children from our surrounding communities to conservation through our Conservation Kids Program. During these days we will be inviting 20 of these children to experience a Conservation Kids Camp, in which they will experience what it is like living and working on Gondwana Game Reserve with […]
The GCF is focused on making use of the latest technology to make advancements in anti-poaching strategy as well as data collection in conservation. Jolandie Botha of the GCF is currently completing a drone training course which will assist Gondwana’s Ant-Poaching unit in aerial surveillance. The drone will also assist in collecting relevant data for […]
Gondwana recently hosted an Anti-poaching Canine school workshop at Camp Charleston and we had the privilege of witnessing some of the training first hand. Members of Gondwana game reserves field ranger team as well as other teams from different reserves in the area took part in this training. Dogs are known as a man’s best friend, […]
Zee is doing well, he has become a proficient hunter and can often be found resting in the shade in his favourite areas of the reserve. Zee has taken well to being re-wilded and is able to function as wild cheetah without any drawbacks from initially being in captivity. We look forward to future developments […]
In preparation for World rhino day in Sept 2018, the GCF visited local schools to teach the learners about rhinos, poaching issues and conservation and why these issues impact each of us. This forms part of our environmental education program in which we hope to teach learners more about conservation and inspire them to […]