Adoption options

Contribute towards the costs of caring for an orphaned rhino.

Basic rehabilitation costs per month per Rhino USD GBP EUR ZAR
Silver Milk formula $320 £255 €285 R4500
Gold Milk formula, fodder and daily medical supplements $750 £595 €665 R10500
Platinum Milk formula, fodder, daily medical supplements, veterinary medical treatment and expenses and day to day care $1280 £1020 €1135 R18000

Adopt an orphan and receive regular updates and photographs throughout it’s progress; from rescue and rehabilitation through to it’s release.

 

Meet the Orphans

Thamani+1.jpg

Thamani - ‘Precious’

Species Gender
White Rhino Female

Age on arrival
10 months old

Why she came to us
Her mother died in a poaching incident

Character traits
Thamani was incredibly traumatised when she came, and only her love of fresh green grass kept her strong enough in the first few weeks! It is wonderful watching her transform from a timid calf into a feisty, strong and confident heifer!

Rehabilitation status
Rehabilitating


-

Gender Species
Male White Rhino

Age on arrival
6 months old

Why he came to us
His mother died due to natural causes

Character traits
This handsome boy is the cheekiest chap we have seen. Full of energy and confidence, we are thrilled he is recovering so well since losing his mother. He and Thamani are inseparable, and being together is the best thing for both of their recovery.

Rehabilitation status
Rehabilitating

DSCN2054.jpg
 

Successfully Released

Chipoko - ‘Ghost’

Species Gender
White Rhino Female

Age on arrival
3 months old

Why she came to us
Mother died in a poaching incident

Character traits
She is a true fighter, surviving alone in the bush for 5 days with no milk, after her mom was poached. Our independent little lady, will often take herself away for a wallow without the others noticing.

Rehabilitation status
Released


Ringo

Gender Species
Male White Rhino

Age on arrival
8 months old

Why he came to us
His mother died in a poaching incident

Character traits
He is very gentle with his adopted siblings. Everybody loves his caring nature and how he always manages to put a smile on our faces. Named after the Emirates airline crew, he is the only one of our orphans without a traditional African name.

Rehabilitation status
Released


Masingita - ’Miracle’

Species Gender
White Rhino Female

Age on arrival
3 months old

Why she came to us
Mother died in a poaching incident

Why we love her so much
She is our little miracle (Miracle is Masingita in Tsonga, named by our female Black Mambas). Against all odds she has pulled through numerous medical obstacles, but despite this she still has a sweet and gentle nature.

Rehabilitation status
Released


Ubuntu - ‘Humanity’

Gender Species
Male White Rhino

Age on arrival
4 months old

Why he came to us
Mother died in a poaching incident

Why we love him so much
Ubuntu is very special to us as he was the first orphan to arrive. He is a very calm, relaxed and gentle rhino and he has a very special way of comforting all our new arrivals. He was aptly named by our Green Kidz schoolchildren.

Rehabilitation status
Released


13516663_1289615781066264_697100313114514230_n.jpg

Nkonzo - ’Tracks’

Species Gender
White Rhino Male

Age on arrival
3 months old

Why he came to us
Mother died in a poaching incident

Why we love him so much
He is the bravest little soul, having to survive a traumatic 5 days alone before rescuers following his tracks (hence his name), were able to bring him to the orphanage. He was the last of ‘The Lucky 5’ to arrive at the orphanage.

Rehabilitation status
Released