Monumental Two-Day Translocation and Rewilding of 40 Southern White Rhino

Blog Post: Monumental Translocation and Rewilding of 40 Southern White Rhino Through incredible teamwork under challenging conditions, the  Munywana Conservancy in South Africa received a donation of 40 southern white rhino to bolster their current rhino population; the first translocation of many under ‘Rhino Rewild’, an initiative to rewild 2,000 southern white rhino over the next decade.  As the sun rose, the air buzzed with anticipation. The operation was a collaboration of  world-class teams; the […]

The Wildlife Horrors of Poaching

During a patrol with Hope for Wildlife Helicopter Services and Wildscapes Veterinary Services in a South African reserve, our team encountered the dire consequences of poaching, finding numerous animals, including 9 buffaloes, killed by poachers. A hyena was collared for research to enhance reserve management. This effort, supported by Rhino Connect and the Wildlife Emergency Fund, underscores the urgent need for increased awareness and support to combat poaching.

World’s Largest Vulture Relocation

The first phase of a monumental project to secure the future of wild vulture populations in southern Africa has been triumphantly completed with the translocation of 163 Cape and African White-backed vultures into their new home at Shamwari Private Game Reserve. This collaboration between Shamwari, Vulpro, DHL, and WeWild Africa marks the largest translocation of vultures ever undertaken in the world.

Saved from Culling: A Lioness Relocation

Overpopulation of lions often leads to culling in South Africa. WeWild stepped in to airlift two beautiful lionesses to a new home, where their new genetics would be prized in the expansion of a pride.