Blog posts in Somkhanda Game Reserve

Megabats: Wahlberg’s Epauletted Fruit Bat

Wahlberg’s Epauletted Fruit Bat (or Epomophorus Wahlbergi) is a species of megabat (Megachiroptera/Yinpterochiroptera) of the Pteropodidae family. These delightful creatures were found hanging in...
05 Oct 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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Somkhanda Game Reserve & Community Compassion

Somkhanda Game Reserve is situated in northern Kwa-Zulu Natal, approximately 50 km south of the Swaziland border, north west of Mkuze town. Somkhanda is the product of a successful land claim by the...
10 May 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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Life on Somkhanda Game Reserve

Wildlife ACT conservation volunteers might find themselves working on Somkhanda Game Reserve in Zululand. There is much to get excited about if you find your way to Somkhanda. Here are some reasons...
29 Feb 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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New Alpha Female Released on Somkhanda

Just in time for Christmas, the new alpha female that was being held in the Somkhanda Game Reserve boma was finally released and has joined the two males and pups from the Somkhanda wild dog pack....
13 Jan 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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Wild Dog Puppies on Somkhanda Game Reserve!

The wild dog pups on Somkhanda have arrived! We can finally say that the pack of three wild dogs has successfully denned and are currently raising a litter of puppies that are over a month old. Watch...
16 Jun 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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Rhino Awareness Soccer Tournament 2015

Zama Ncube of the Wildlife ACT Fund and our head rhino monitor on Somkhanda Game Reserve has once again arranged our second annual Rhino Awareness Soccer Tournament in Zululand.
01 Jun 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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