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Connecting Kids To Nature Changes K9 Handlers Life

19 September 2018
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Growing up in a Paterson orphanage, Azola could not have known that one day he would be a wildlife warrior, protecting his natural heritage while inspiring the youth in his community. Yet for the passionate Amakhala Foundation team, it is exactly...

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Amakhala Supports World Elephant Day 2018

10 August 2018
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The Amakhala team enthusiastically supports World Elephant Day, an opportunity to celebrate the magnificent elephants we protect and treasure, and to appreciate their crucial role in our environment. This year’s celebration is also extra special,...

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Amakhala Celebrates World Ranger Day

30 July 2018
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In celebration of World Ranger Day on 31 July, Amakhala Game Reserve extend their heartfelt appreciation and thanks to all Rangers and Field Guides for their hard work, passion and dedication.

Amakhala Game Reserve believes that being a Ranger...

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That’s historic! Witness the arrival of Amakhala’s new hippos!

13 July 2018
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It was a significant and historic moment when hippos recently splashed into the Bushmans River coursing through the beautiful Amakhala Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The Amakhala team is delighted to welcome back this...

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New Protected Environment Announced for the Eastern Cape

25 June 2018
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Amakhala Game Reserve is one of eight Eastern Cape reserves that form part of the newly-enacted Indalo Game Reserves Protected Environment, which recently received “Protected Environment” status under the Eastern Cape Biodiversity Stewardship...

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Local learners pledge to care for our forests

25 June 2018
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Proud to play its part in creating awareness about the importance of protecting our environment, the Amakhala Foundation celebrated World Environment Day 2018 on 5 June by hosting an Educational Day at the Amakhala Conservation Centre for Grade...

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Remember our Cycads this Endangered Species Day

18 May 2018
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The Eastern Cape is home to a number of iconic endangered species, notably our rhino population. But it is not only our rhino that are being poached to the point of extinction!

On the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species – and also actively...

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Surprise Baby Elephant Birth on Amakhala

27 April 2018
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There was great excitement among staff and visitors when a new baby elephant was spotted at Amakhala Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape.

After 22 months of gestation, a 10-year-old elephant cow, gave birth to her first calf, a male. A baby elephant...

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Local Learners Get Water Wise

30 March 2018
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Water is a precious resource. Every part of life is impacted by a lack of water or poor water quality – from personal health, hygiene and habitats, to food supply, livelihoods and the eradication of poverty and under-development.

As such, it is...

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How the Amakhala Cheetah Relocation Project is saving our cheetahs

28 February 2018
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In this must watch video, Mark Palmer, manager of Amakhala Game Reserve, tells how it’s relocation initiative has brought free-roaming cheetahs back to many provinces, and how Amakhala’s own female cheetah, which was relocated to Malawi in 2017,...

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