Mom rhino and her rhino calf at the rhino sanctuary.

Every newborn calf is a little miracle

Every newborn calf is a little miracle.

At Rhino Sanctuary Namibia, it’s our experience that the female rhino will isolate herself in dense vegetation for protection when she is having a calf. Therefore, we make sure not to get too close, and we observe and monitor the wellbeing of the mother and her newborn calf from a distance. From the begining, the bond between the mother and her calf is very strong, and they will keep to themselves. But when the calf is about 1 month old, the mother will start to introduce it to the other rhinos, and we will try to get closer to determine whether the calf is a male or female.

We expect 35 newborn calves on average every year, and we can’t wait to welcome them.

Read more about Rhino Sanctuary Namibia here.

Recent blog posts

Morning feast like no other, with fresh, locally sourced ingredients and the company of our magnificent rhinos and other wildlife.

Breakfast in the wild

Rise and shine at Rhino Sanctuary Namibia. Imagine starting your day surrounded by the sights and sounds of the Namibian...

Rhino Sanctuary Lodge, where luxury meets the wild

Welcome to Rhino Sanctuary Lodge, where luxury meets the wild

Over the past months, we've been working hard renovating, upgrading, and expanding all our facilities to offer you an even...

Make an impact that resonates for decades