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New orphaned elephant calf This calf was left behind when an elephant herd was chased off some crops. The message from camp is: [more]

Eliska has arrived safely Letter from Ken Allen, CEO of DHL Express [more]

Letter to DHL employees re rhino (Eliska) translocation One of the things of which I am most proud is the support DHL has given to supporting animal conservation. [more]

Rhino translocation The upcoming rhino translocation of Eliska (booked for next week) is now fully arranged and DHL are doing an amazing job of organising their side of everything, including donating the flight, which is the most massive contribution. Dvur Kralove Zoo in Czech Republic and the Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) are in constant communication, and the move is being filmed by Maverick. DHL are organising the social media and the hasktag #DHLRhino will be in evidence on Twitter. [link]

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Environmental Education Centre

We are booking in another 27 school pupils and 2 teachers for visits to the Mkomazi Rhino Sanctuary and Environmental Education Centre for next week. …link

Security outposts

Bedford lorry is on duty re-supplying all the security outposts with water.  This normally takes 2 days to achieve as the distances are so immense. …link

Elephants

Elephants on the firebreak at the back of camp, including Nina's 5 year old bull calf.  We can always tell when he is around before we actually see him because he makes such a racket.  He has integrated into a small group of adult bulls and looks in excellent health. …read more

Fitz in Kora

Tony is in Kora National Park, Kenya at Campi ya Simba, George Adamson's old camp.  GAWPT rebuilt this camp a few years ago and now Tony is looking at what recent refurbishment needs to be done as well as infrastructural work needing to be done to turn it into a museum/memorial to George. …link

Rhino sanctuary fence line

Two tractors are clearing the Mkomazi Rhino Sanctuary fence line after the rains - one working on the inside of the fence line and the other on the outside of the fence line.  The EAZA Rhino Campaign, through Save the Rhino, donated one of these tractors (Massey Ferguson) in 2008 and the other Massey Ferguson tractor was donated by GAWPT in 1990 at the very beginning of The Mkomazi Project. …link

Elisaria

Elisaria Nnko, the operations manager, is in Dar on official Trust business …link

NP ecologist

The Mkomazi National Park ecologist came in today and we chatted about the wild dog programme
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