The Aspinall Foundation

Port Lympne Hosts The Black Mambas

Posted by The Aspinall Foundation on 10-Feb-2016 15:04:00

Port Lympne Reserve, Kent’s largest wild animal park, will host members of the Black Mambas on Monday 22nd February 2016, as part of the anti poaching team’s UK visit.

Hosted by charity, Helping Rhino’s, South Africa’s only female anti poaching unit, will visit Port Lympne Reserve to meet some of the Reserve’s critically endangered black rhino, before giving a talk and presentation at the park, alongside special guest – Richard Vigne, CEO of Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. 

The free talk and presentation will offer an insight into the important anti poaching work, carried out by The Black Mambas, whilst Richard Vigne will discuss the role of science in saving the Northern white rhino from extinction.

Introduced by a representative of The Aspinall Foundation and Simon Jones, from charity Helping Rhinos the talks will involve presentations along with a question and answer session. 

The evening will start at 18.00pm in The Aspinall Suite at Port Lympne Hotel, please e mail by Friday 19th February to reserve your place.  Please note that children under 18 years old will need to be accompanied by an adult and due to the nature of poaching, some images in the presentation may be upsetting for younger audience members.