Petronel Nieuwoudt has over 20 years’ experience in the conservation and care of wild animals She started her career in the Endangered Species Protection Unit of the South African Police where she held rank as Captain. In 1999 she left the police service and started The Game Capture School. And in 2011, Care for Wild
July 31 is World Ranger Day, a day each year that commemorates rangers killed or injured in the line of duty and celebrates the work rangers do to protect the world’s natural and cultural treasures. The commemoration of World Ranger Day calls for stronger penalties for poachers and an increase in the number of rangers.
'Diceros Bicornis Michaeli' - but you can call her Eliska! She is one of 42 black rhinos raised at ZOO Dvůr Králové in the Czech Republic– and not the first to return to the wild. Once arriving in Tanzania, Eliska will join Deborah, Jamie, and Jabu - three other rhinos born and raised at the zoo before moving to Tanzania.
Collegiate American School (CAS) in Dubai has demonstrated true global citizenship yet again! Earlier this year, their Grade 2 learners were motivated to adopt a baby rhino by BRR’s ambassador, Isaac Kriel. After hearing about the trauma that young rhinos suffer, they very quickly raised funds to adopt baby rhino Forrest.