Conservation, Pangolin, Wildlife

Pangolin Bath Time

Pangolin Ditsy is the latest addition to the Manyoni family. She is the youngest pangolin that has ever been in the soft-release and she is by far the cutest! Watch her having a fabulous time taking a bath in a ...
Cheetah, Conservation, Wildlife

New Spotted Genes  

A coalition of male cheetah arrived on Manyoni at the end of January from a game reserve in Limpopo and were successfully released into the holding boma. It is common practice to introduce predators into holding bomas to allow them ...
Conservation, Pangolin, Wildlife

Pangolins of Manyoni

Photo credit: Simon Needham – human.kind.photography It has been two and a half years since Manyoni, together with the Zululand Conservation Trust , took on the challenge to re-rewild Temminck’s ground pangolins. All the pangolins that we have rehabilitated back ...
Conservation, Wild Dog

Wild, Wilder, Wild dogs

The Siyavikela pack has surprised us all again! We can excitingly announce that the Alpha female had another litter! This is the second litter in one year. This time she has 8 pups. Her first litter this year was born ...
Conservation, Wildlife

Cheetah Capture & Translocation

Widely known as the planets fastest land mammal the cheetah has unfortunately disappeared from over 90% of its historical range. As a species cheetah experienced a population bottleneck about 10 000 years ago and therefore have low genetic variation. Genetic ...
Conservation, Wild Dog

Painted Wolf Puppies

African wild dogs are more articulately known as Painted Wolves and are classified as endangered according to the IUCN redlist, this is one of the top six most endangered carnivores on the globe and the most endangered large carnivore in ...
Conservation, Wild Dog

What a dog show! Part II

Recently the Manyoni Team attempted a one-of-a-kind rescue of the alpha male in our African wild dog pack. Here is the incredible, odd-defying story: Our monitoring team reported that the alpha male of our wild dog pack had an injured ...
Conservation, Wild Dog, Wildlife

What a Dog Show!

The painted wolf (African wild dog) is the most endangered large carnivore in South Africa and one of the species Manyoni has re-introduced into the park. The painted wolf is a remarkable predator known for its endurance and being one ...