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The Worlds First Ever Rhino Photo Contest….

Welcome to the worlds first ever Rhino Photo contest. To participate and share your images,  please join Bush Warriors Photo of the Day Contest group on Facebook, which you can access by clicking here (http://www.facebook.com/groups/bushwarriorsphotooftheday/) Our first photo of the week is from Fred Von Winckelman The Bush Warriors Photo of The Day Contest is brought to you in […]

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A PARADIGM SHIFT IN RHINO CONSERVATION

Over the last 5 years rhino poaching has dramatically increased from a few to hundreds and if nothing drastic gets done the iconic Rhino will become extinct and disappear forever from the wild. Bush Warriors for the last three years brought you to the front lines of the battle to save the last of our […]

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Introducing the Bush Warriors Rhino Sanctuary In South Africa

Over the last 4 year we have steadily seen the increase in rhino poaching in South Africa and around the world. The numbers are mind boggling considering we will loose rhinos in the wild in less than 10 years. Photo Credit: Bush Warriors As many of you know though our networks of informers and partners in […]

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Everything you need to know about White Rhinos…..

White Rhinos are divided into two distinct subspecies: The Northern White Rhino and the Southern White Rhino. The Southern White Rhino is the least endangered of the living kinds of rhino, with a population of estimated 15,00- 20,600. Unfortunately, only seven known Northern White Rhinosare still surviving. Southern White Rhino The Southern White Rhino was […]

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25 Things You Might Not Know About Rhinos

  Photo credit: Pam Krzyza The fascinating rhino facts below are brought to you by International Rhino Foundation. Enjoy!

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AFTER FAILURE OF LEGAL IVORY, TRADE IN RHINO HORN WOULD BE A DISASTER

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) is an international agreement signed by 175 governments, including one of the world’s major markets for illegal wildlife products – China. The international trade in elephant ivory and rhino horn is forbidden under CITES and, after a brief respite from poaching during the 1980s and ’90s, […]

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RHINO WARS…Countdown to rhino extinction……………..

Countdown to Rhino Extinction….. Here are the #s and here are the facts… 2000 – 7 animals  2001 – 6 animals 2002 – 25 animals 2003 – 22 animals 2004 – 10 animals 2005 – 13 animals 2006 – 24 animals 2007 – 13 animals 2008 – 83 animals 2009 – 122 animals 2010 – […]

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Flying Rhinos….Protecting the last of their kind….

South Africa has been hit the hardest by the Rhino poaching epidemic. Just last year over 628 rhinos have been poached for their horn. Its an average of 1.72 rhinos killed everyday….. The trend is going up and its estimated that as of January 2013 86 rhinos have already been killed…. What are people doing […]

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The Last Lioness……..Meet Lady Liuwa the only known resident lion surviving on Zambia’s Liuwa Plain

A haunting call echoes across the Liuwa Plain. There is no answer, there hasn’t been for years. She has no pride, no support – she alone must safeguard her own survival. Her name is Lady Liuwa, and she is the Last Lioness. Isolated by a scourge of illegal trophy hunting that wiped out the rest […]

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Live from Masai Mara – Elephants, Wildebeest and New Cheetah Cubs…..

 Cool mornings with some overcast days and low cloud. Latterly there has been some pastel sunrises as the day warms up from a cool crisp early start. On the 3rd of June we had 18 mm of rain. The latter end of the month has brought on clear skies with crisp early morning temps being […]

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Photo of the Day Contest, “A Leopard Can’t Change it’s Spots”, Beautiful African Leopard Profile Picture

To participate and share your images,  please join Bush Warriors Photo of the Day Contest group on Facebook, which you can access by clicking here (http://www.facebook.com/groups/bushwarriorsphotooftheday/) A Leopard Can’t Change it’s Spots Photo Credit: Fred von Winckelmann Khwai, Botswana Here we catch a rare glimpse of an adult African Leopard (Panthera pardus) getting ready to go out […]

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Photo of the Day Contest, “Tsazo Red Heads”, Three Gorgeous Tsazo Red Elephants

To participate and share your images,  please join Bush Warriors Photo of the Day Contest group on Facebook, which you can access by clicking here (http://www.facebook.com/groups/bushwarriorsphotooftheday/) Tsavo Red Heads Photo Credit: Shazaad Kasmani Wildkenyasafaris.com Tsavo East, Kenya The African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana) or African Savanna Elephant is the largest land mammal on earth.  African elephants, unlike […]

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Photo of the Day, “Hungry Hungry Hippos!”

To participate and share your images,  please join Bush Warriors Photo of the Day Contest group on Facebook, which you can access by clicking here (http://www.facebook.com/groups/bushwarriorsphotooftheday/) Hungry Hungry Hippos Photo Credit: Gorazd Golob Kafue River, Zambia The Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius), or Hippo, from the ancient Greek word for “river horse”, is a large, mostly herbivorous mammal in sub-Saharan Africa, and one of only […]

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Photo of the Day Contest, “Red Rhino”, An exquisite photograph of a

To participate and share your images,  please join Bush Warriors Photo of the Day Contest group on Facebook, which you can access by clicking here (http://www.facebook.com/groups/bushwarriorsphotooftheday/) Red Rhino Photo Credit: Sean Braine Etosha National Park, Namibia The black rhinoceros or hook-lipped rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis), is a species of rhinoceros, native to the eastern and central areas of Africa including Kenya, Tanzania, Cameroon, South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and Angola.  Although […]

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Photo of the Day Contest, “A Romp in the Swamp”, Two Elephant bulls in the Okavango Delta

To participate and share your images,  please join Bush Warriors Photo of the Day Contest group on Facebook, which you can access by clicking here (http://www.facebook.com/groups/bushwarriorsphotooftheday/) A Romp in the Swamp Photo Credit: Fred von Winckelmann Okavango Delta (or Okavango Swamp), Botswana The African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana) or African Savanna Elephant is the largest land mammal […]