Wyntir the Rhino goes Wild


Wyntir the Rhino and her friends made the 14th of August 2017, another day to remember at Care for Wild for it saw her return to the wild with best friends Tana and Mabush. Wyntir arrived at the sanctuary at two months of age weak, vulnerable and heartbroken. She weighed just 107kg. Three years later … Continue reading Wyntir the Rhino goes Wild

DiDi Rhino Warrior


It is with heavy hearts that we announce that on the morning of August 12th, Didi, our Poaching K9, was killed in a freak accident while on duty at Care for Wild. Didi and Fire with their handlers startled a family of Bushbuck at the corner of the Intensive Protection Zone.  The Buck panicked when … Continue reading DiDi Rhino Warrior

A Rhino named Spirit


On the 17th of November Edwin Pierce and his team located a female rhino calf (now named Spirit) who had been running through the bush in the northern part of the Sabi Sands Game Reserve which is near to the border of the Kruger National Park.  She was alone, exhausted and frightened. She was darted … Continue reading A Rhino named Spirit

Rhino K9’s


Didi is a Malinois, and along with Fire and Alpha, she works in the K9 Anti-Poaching unit at Care for Wild, the worlds largest rhino orphanage. The Malinois or Belgian Shepherd is known for its keen sense of smell. They are eager learners and possess a high level of intelligence. Before they were utilised in … Continue reading Rhino K9’s