Posts tagged “Eastern Cape”

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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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Amakhala Foundation Supports Local Arts and Crafts

12 December 2017
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In addition to the magnificent wildlife and spectacular natural scenery, guests visiting the Amakhala Game Reserve and surrounding reserves in the Paterson area of the Eastern Cape also enjoy a little-known treasure: the Amakhala Craft Centre and...

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Amakhala's Bundle of Joy for World Rhino Day

09 October 2017
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Just in time for an extra special World Rhino Day on 22 September, a precious new rhino calf was born in the Eastern Cape, despite very difficult circumstances. The heart-warming event was also made extra special, as it was witnessed by the...

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Amakhala Field Guides Recognised for Excellence in Nature Guiding

16 September 2017
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In a win for the entire Eastern Cape tourism industry, top field guides at Amakhala Game Reserve, situated in the malaria-free Greater Addo and Frontier Country area of the Eastern Cape, were recently awarded the 2017 Frontier Award for...

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