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Adopt-A-Rhino: Chizi’s Tale Fun Pack Activity Kit

  Calling all parents, teachers and counselors—we’re on a mission to help save the black rhino and we hope you’ll join us! Chizi’s Tale: The True Story of an Orphaned Black Rhino, written by high schooler Jack Jones and illustrated by Jacqui Taylor, tells the story of two park rangers in Zimbabwe who found an […]

Chizi Meets the Family

I introduced Chizi to my family yesterday. It was such a special moment to enjoy Chizi’s presence with them. We tagged along with the Park Rangers on Chizi’s afternoon walk. It was awesome to watch Chizi in his natural environment. He ate twigs, rolled around in the mud, and scraped his growing horn in the […]

Meeting Chizi

  I finally met Chizi! What an experience. It was the most surreal moment of my life. The Park Rangers and the Saxon family introduced him to me on Thursday. He was a little shy in the beginning, but after he sniffed me a couple of times he relaxed and warmed up to me. I […]

Back to Africa

Hey guys, I’m so excited to travel to Africa. It will mark the first time I see Chizi! I have been writing and researching about him now for six months, and it is going to be a very special moment to finally interact with him in person. When the Park Rangers found him he was […]