Wildlife Corner

September 21, 2012

Gondwana Introduces 2 New Antelope Species this Spring!

Gondwana Game Reserve Image Gondwana Game Reserve, situated in the Garden Route of South Africa, is now home to Waterbuck and Springbok among 12 other antelope species already found on the reserve.  Antelope diversity is an important part of the overall nature and game experience at Gondwana and includes Kudu, Eland, Red Hartebeest, and Gemsbok among many others. Gondwana h
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September 3, 2012

Living to See another Generation

Change is on the horizon, with South Africa and Vietnam sitting down to discuss issues concerning rhino poaching and the illicit trade of rhino horns in the east Asian country. This could mark the beginning of the end for poaching in South Africa, saving countless numbers of rhino and allowing them to repopulate their habitats.  Gondwana provides
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June 15, 2012

Elephant Reserach programme

elephant programme We are proud to announce that Gondwana has entered into a formal research program together with the African Elephant Research Unit looking at the links between urine and dung levels of hormones in addition to validating displacement behavior in African Elephants. Gondwana will form part of  Lisa Howard’s Phd research over a two year period.  Go
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June 11, 2012

New Buffalo Calf Spotted!

buffalo Gondwana welcomes a new member to the buffalo herd. On the 15th of May, A heifer become a mother and gave birth to a baby boy. The youngster still clumsy on his feet followed his mother through the thicket to meet the rest of the herd. The mother has been very protective over her calf keeping him well hidden away in the dense bush. As the calf grow
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June 11, 2012

Daily Caracal Sightings

Daily Caracal sightings near Kwena Lodge  Most bush fanatics will admit that a caracal sighting is definitely a special occasion.  The fiercely territorial caracal is one of the most skittish and rarest cats in Africa.  The caracal population on Gondwana has become accustomed to game viewing vehicles, providing some great entertainment on
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June 6, 2012

Giraffe Release

Gondwana Game Reserve Giraffe  Gondwana Game Reserve, the Perfect Cape Town Safari Break introduces another signature species - Giraffe Gondwana Game Reserve welcomes the world’s tallest land mammal to the 11,000 hectare reserve. The memorable release of giraffe took placein May in the reserve’s awe inspiring Nauga Valley after their short journey from the Eas
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June 1, 2012

Black Rhino Conservation Experience

[quote]Gondwana Game Reserve proudly invites you to experience an exclusive and critically important Black Rhino anti-poaching and conservation initiative.[/quote] Given the endangered status of the Desert Black Rhino and dramatic rise of rhino poaching, it is imperative to keep an active tracking device in the horn of all rhino. These need to b
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May 31, 2012

Spotted Eagle Owl

  With their eerie calls and silent flight, owls are among the most elusive and misunderstood of all birds. Owls have been described across the world in legends and fables as a mystical being, often synonymous with death, while in other cultures, the owl is considered as being "wise”. The word “owl” is derived from the Icelandic word
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