Tag: Areena Animals

Zebra at the front door
My Days off

My Days Off I love the fact that on my days off, I am at peace. My name is Peta, I have been living on the Areena Property for just over a month now.  My boy’s Seth who is 12 and Reid who is 10 live with me. They often tell me they love their…

Matthew with his kob
Internship at Areena

I would like to introduce Matthew, our nature conservation student doing his 12 month practical internship at Areena Riverside Resort. For six months so far Matthew has been learning the ropes at Areena. Our student intern for 2021, is gaining a great deal of practical experience from our team on a daily basis. You will…

Leopard Tortoise
Leopard Tortoise at Areena

The Leopard tortoise, are a large tortoise species that have marks on their carapace like a leopard. And yes that’s right we have beautiful leopard tortoises living among us in the wild calling Areena home. Come and meet Rambo, Randel, Pickle, Meryl, Bobby and Tarzan’s Jane. We have named each tortoise we come across for…

Squirrel love

The Areena reception office has been playing day care to two baby squirrels. Squirt, the first baby to arrive, was found wondering aimlessly in the resort, without parents nearby.  Luckily we have a ready supply of baby animal milk powder for when baby animal emergencies arrive. We started to syringe feed the baby squirrel, who…

Areena visiting tortoises

Come meet Rambo, Randel, Pickle, Meryl, Bobby, Bruce and Tarzan’s Jane…. Areena’s walking shells, each one named, so we can keep track of who is who. Yes that’s right we have beautiful tortoises living among us in the wild calling Areena home, but roam freely between the neighbouring farms. If you are lucky enough one…