Ground pangolin rescued by CapeNature in the Western Cape.
Archive | South Africa
A python proves that its bark-like camouflage scales are just as bad as its bite when it kills a turtle dove.
Survival equipment to the value of R2 million was handed over to Kruger’s Ranger Corps by Unitrans Volkswagen’s Unite against Poaching Trust.
The Giant Flag project, launched in the Karoo. harnesses several streams of environmental, social and economic activity in a bid to break the cycle of unemployment and poverty in the Camdeboo Municipality.
Landmark Foundation’s collared female leopard shot has been shot by a farmer in the Northern Cape.
Jeremy Loops, Good Luck, the Rudimentals, Al Bairre, MGMT, Pascal & Peace – what got Rocking the Daisies 2014 rocking.
A permanent ban on the importation of lion parts, including trophies, is planned by Australia in an effort to put an end to South Africa’s lion breeding industry.
Johannesburg zoo’s PAAZAB membership has been terminated due to the sitatunga incident
Environment Minister Edna Molewa announced the official launch of the UNEP-GEF Rhino Project.
Will Kent talks about some of the experiences he had in South Africa as a volunteer.
Growing awareness towards plant conservation with the declaration of the new Knersvlakte Nature Reserve in South Africa.
Jaq on quitting a high paying job to study at bushwise to become a field guide.
The monumental decision of whether to legalise rhino horn in South Africa is to be decided by an undisclosed Panel of Experts.
South African rhino poaching kingpin arrested.
Three heroic women save a black rhino by reporting poachers to Kruger authorities.
The rhino debate in parliament – hot air being blown around a well air-conned room.
Saving endangered plant species with the opening of Renosterveld Research and Visitor Centre in Overberg.
A grey heron uses a local waterhole as his fishing ground for finch food.
Exhausted orphaned rhino looks for comfort with cars in the Kruger.
A meerkat story worthy of a ‘Meerkat Manor’ episode and an award for bravery.
An African wild dog that was shot in the ear in the Waterberg, has successfully been released.
Scott Ramsay’s travels take him to the Kruger National Park, a landmark area in the history of wildlife conservation.
A black-breasted snake eagle is dive-bombed by a drongo in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
A giraffe dies on the N1 highway near Centurion in bridge accident
Breaking news: in what seems to be a recurring trend, another elephant has been poached in the Northern Kruger, close to the Zimbabwe and Mozambican borders.
Get off the beaten track on your mountain bike and experience the treasures of South Africa first world heritage site at the iSimangaliso MTB 4 Day
Guests comment on a successful photographic expedition to Kariega Game Reserve
Jackie explains the reason for coprophagy, the consumption of feces, in Pilansberg hippos behaviour.
KwaZulu Natal rhino poacher gets 77 years in prison after killing three rhino carves
A rare and wonderful opportunity to watch a live cheetah birth at Hoedpspruit Endangered Species Centre, South Africa
Turns out watering-holes in the Kgalagadi are a great place to grab food on the wing if you’re a black-backed jackal
The status of South African wild lions goes up for debate.
SANParks employee hits a hippo in the Kruger National Park as he rushes to see his sick mother.
In order to create awareness about World Elephant Day on the 12th of August Africa Geographic has set up a photographic competition with excellent prizes to be won. May the best Elephant photograph win!
Maggie explains how the endangered Cape vultures are hatched at VulPro.
Carolynne Higgins tells us about puff adders in Klaserie Private Game reserve – from a strike rate faster than that of a camera shutter to the hypnotic patterns of their scales.
Scott proves that iSimangaliso Wetland Park lives up to its name: “place of wonders” in isiZulu. South Africa’s first world heritage site does not disappoint for those armed with a camera and a zoom lens.
Michael Schwartz reminisces about the splendid sights of Welgevonden Game Reserve in South Africa, on his first ever African Safari. Although, one of the smaller African parks it still left a huge impression.
Scott Ramsay writes about his experience with the charismatic Peter Timm, the legendary deep sea diver and his life with coelecanths in Sodwana Bay; who has recently passed away.
Some excellent travel advise: Christopher Clark tells us what to do, what to bring and what to expect on an overland safari in Southern Africa.
Scott Ramsay adventures take him to iSimangaliso Wetland Park on the east coast of South Africa, where he indulges in the underwater treasures of the ocean at Rocktail bay.
Jaci’s Lodge, famous for its wild dog sightings, tells us about the success of these social hunters in Madikwe Game Reserve.