Celebrate 5 Species on 5/5 – Cinco de Rhino

We’re one week away from Cinco de Rhino! Every year on 5/5, friends and partners around the world celebrate rhinos and raise awareness for the 5 species. You can help by sharing our posts, hosting a fundraiser, or joining us on May 5th for a celebration of rhinos. We have a variety of virtual events scheduled throughout the day – we hope you can join us! 

Cinco de Rhino Virtual Party Schedule

(all times EDT)

9 am – Coffee Chat with Nina – Live on Facebook

Nina Fascione is celebrating her one-year anniversary as IRF’s executive director and will be hosting a casual coffee chat to get us primed and ready for Cinco festivities. Nina will provide an update on Africa and we invite you to bring your rhino questions for her to answer.

12 pm – Africa Talk with Cathy Dreyer – Premiering on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube

A long-time friend of IRF, Cathy Dreyer, was just announced as Kruger National Park’s next head ranger. We’ll speak with Cathy about her incredible background, challenges of her new role, and her hope for rhino conservation in Kruger. Don’t miss it!

3 pm – AndBeyond Virtual Safari at Phinda Game Reserve, sponsored by Savannah Gray  – Registration required, limited seating available. 

Go on safari right from your living room! Have the luxury of sitting in on a virtual session with an expert andBeyond ranger who will interpret the incredible sightings of a recorded WILDwatch Live drive with you. This guided safari offers the unmissable opportunity to gain insight from an expert safari guide, who will offer their wealth of expertise in interpreting the fascinating antics and behaviours of Africa’s famed wildlife. Seating is limited for this 90 minute experience, so sign-up today!

6:00 pm Rhino Origami with Dr. Rhino – Live on Twitch

Dr. Rhino has been hosting fundraising gaming streams on Twitch for IRF, and for Cinco will be hosting a simple how-to on rhino origami. Grab some paper and follow along! 

7:00 pm – Family Game Night – Zoom Registration Required 

Game night is back! Gather the whole family and join us on Zoom. Chris will be hosting rounds of trivia, a ‘safari hunt’ and of course, R-H-I-N-O (aka Bingo).

and get your R-H-I-N-O cards here.


Happy Cinco de Rhino and thanks for helping us #KeepTheFiveAlive! Get your Cinco party guide and fundraising kit at rhinos.org/cinco

Are you hosting your own Cinco event? Let us know in the comments below and make sure to tag us on social with any photos from your event!

One thought on “Celebrate 5 Species on 5/5 – Cinco de Rhino

  1. Wish I could join but going for therapy & acupuncture so I can return to be with rhinos. I have had the privilege to kiss 3 White & 1 Black rhinos when we sponsored dehornings while in South Africa🥰😘😍🦏

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