Conservation, Wildlife

Mystery of the missing cheetah….

It is typical for cheetah males to form a coalition with their siblings, usually between brothers from the same litter and they generally remain together throughout their lives. One of our cheetah coalitions who orgininated from Mkuze Game Reserve have ...
Conservation, Wildlife

Our new clan brave the wild

Surprisingly the clan of six hyena introduced into our boma six weeks ago behaved and did not attempt to dig out of the boma. They are kept in a temporary holding boma (enclosure) for a minimum of six weeks to allow ...
Conservation, Wildlife

The Cost of Life

Manyoni introduced a pack of African wild dogs in 2014, wild dogs are critically endangered and there are less than 5000 individuals alive today. Our pack has had a difficult time and are often referred to as being unlucky because ...
Conservation, Wildlife

New Spots on the Blog

We have exciting news for all the predator lovers out there. A group of 6 spotted Hyenas was recently indroduced to Manyoni. For the next few weeks they are staying in a Boma to strengthen their group bond and to ...
Conservation, Rhinos, Wildlife

Rhino orphans go wild

Ithuba and Thando, our rhino orphans, who returned home last year are now in their second phase of rehabilitation – welcoming them back to the wild side! Both Rhino were released into the reserve on the 15th February – watch ...
Conservation, Lions, Wildlife

Kalahari coalition release

On the 23rd January 2017, the boma gates were opened. The two boys, who had travelled 36 hours 8 weeks earlier, were suddenly face to face with freedom. They hesitated and stared cautiously at the gaping exit in front of them. ...
Conservation, Rhinos, Wildlife

Changing the game

Introducing the “Place of Birds” After a decade of hard work and commitment, the Zululand Rhino Reserve has given birth to a new name and identity. Manyoni Private Game Reserve means the “place of birds” in isiZulu and is apt ...