Somkhanda Community Game Reserve is a community owned Big 5 game reserve that stretches across 12 000 hectares of natural Zululand Bushveld. Becoming a Nature Reserve officially in 2011, the reserve is also home to critically endangered black rhino and critically endangered African wild dog. Somkhanda Community Game Reserve contributes significantly towards both local and metapopulation conservation management programs and has contributed towards the establishment of viable populations of black rhino and wild dog at various other protected area across Africa. As a result of its achievements so far, Somkhanda Community Game Reserve is promoted as a flagship project for land restitution and transformation in South Africa, as well as an example of conservation-based community development.
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