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Video: Leopard injured by vehicles during attack

Leopard attack Kruger

Video shows vehicles driving over the leopard that attacked the tour guide in Kruger.

Leopard attacks tour operator in Kruger

leopard attack

A tour guide was injured when a leopard attacked him in the Kruger National Park.

Rhinos could have been sold to hunters

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It is feared that the SANParks’ rhinos have been sold to hunters.

Protecting South Africa’s biodiversity

Rhino calf with its mother

Prosecutors in South Africa are being educated on environmental legislation to be better equipped to combat the illegal wildlife trade.

Huge python puts the squeeze on Limpopo ambulance service

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A python as thick as a a Toyota Quantum taxi tyre has moved into the engine of an ambulance.

Safety with lions on safari

Wild Wings Safaris

Following the recent fatal attack in a lion park, Wild Wings Safaris explores why open safari vehicles are still safe.

The leopard and the lamb

Up close to a leopard kill

A distant leopard sighting develops into an exciting close encounter.

10 facts about the pangolin

The nocturnal pangolin

Fascinating facts about the pangolin, the world’s most trafficked animal.

Combatting wildlife and social crime near Kruger

tusks and horns

Eradicating a range of social and wildlife crimes negatively impacting local people and wildlife on the edge of the Kruger National Park.

Lion uses hippo carcass as life raft

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A hungry lion bites off more than he can chew after trying to feast on a hippo carcass.

A digital detox on safari

safari pool

Berenice disconnects from the digital world on safari in Kruger National Park.

What the Endangered Wildlife Trust is doing for threatened species

Cheetah

The Endangered Wildlife Trust is dedicated to conserving threatened species and ecosystems in southern Africa.

9 romantic safari destinations in southern Africa

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9 safari destinations you should consider for your honeymoon!

SA government statement on rhino poaching in 2016

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Although rhino poaching has increased there has also been an increase in arrests, says Edna Molewa.

Kruger tourists bust rhino poachers

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Observant tourists get two rhino poachers arrested in Kruger National Park.

Warthog avoids attack by leaping leopard

leaping leopard and warthog

What a scaredy-cat! This is the moment a leopard jumps into the air after being startled by a warthog.

How do you like your rhino, canned or wild?

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Are South African conservation authorities intent on shipping some of our wild rhinos to live out their lives “safely” on hunting and horn cropping farms?

Rhino poachers each get 15 years in prison

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Four Mpumalanga men convicted of trespassing and illegal hunting in the Kruger National Park were sentenced to 15 years imprisonment each.

New head for Kruger National Park

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SANParks former managing executive of tourism development and marketing, Mr Glenn Phillips, is to take over as the head of Kruger National Park.

How to sketch lions in watercolour

Artist Alison Nicholls demonstrates how she adds watercolour to a pencil field sketch.

World’s first blue-eyed Cape buffalo discovered

Meet Franky, the first known Cape buffalo to have blue eyes!

A lion bites off more than it can chew

A young lion attempts to take on a pod of hippo at Kruger’s Sunset Dam.

Stuck between 2 elephants in musth

This scary video shows what it’s like to be stuck and helpless between two elephants in musth.

New white lions in the Kruger

There’s been quite a stir in game-viewing circles in Kruger National Park lately. And a little white lion cub is at the thick of it all.

Baby impala befriends leopard

Most impalas run for their lives at the sight of a leopard – but this plucky youngster seems determined to befriend one.

Looking at zebras in a different light

A casual sundowner in the Kruger turns into an outstanding photographic opportunity as some zebras kick up the dust.

Natural ruses rule out culling for elephants

There will be no further culling of elephants in Kruger National park for population control because the new, “natural”, methods of managing them have severely curtailed the population growth rate.

R2 million worth of equipment donated to Kruger’s Ranger Corps

Survival equipment to the value of R2 million was handed over to Kruger’s Ranger Corps by Unitrans Volkswagen’s Unite against Poaching Trust.

Birds, wild dogs, leopards and Scott in the Kruger

Scott learns to appreciate the smaller creatures and more stationary objects in the Kruger, when he can’t find a leopard.

Kruger catch-up – Lower Sabie, Satara and Talamati

Scott soaks up the natural wonders of Kruger: lions, bull elephants, happy hippo herds and hidden leopards.

Learning how to track animals

There is always something happening in the bush, even if you don’t get to see it. Erik Brits recently learnt how to unlock all of these secrets during “track and sign” week with Bushwise Field Guides.

Savvy SA citizens save Rhino in Kruger

Three heroic women save a black rhino by reporting poachers to Kruger authorities.

Rhino orphan seeks solace from humans in the Kruger

Exhausted orphaned rhino looks for comfort with cars in the Kruger.

Third week in Kruger: pretty lady on a rock

Scott mulls over conservation issues in South Africa, while at a fantastic leopard sighting in the Kruger.

Kruger from the air

Scott Ramsay spends the day flying with the anti-poaching team over the Kruger.

How to do Kruger right

Janine gives some tips and tricks on how to make the most out of a visit to Kruger National Park.

Kruger – lions, kingfishers and on foot with ellies

Scott Ramsay’s travels take him to the Kruger National Park, a landmark area in the history of wildlife conservation.

Elephant poachers penetrate South African borders again

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.

Home stretch

Jeff and Kerryn finally arrive back in South Africa after 145 days and 20 805 kilometers of travel. The biggest inevitability of the entire trip has arrived: The End.

Sanparks employee kills hippo

SANParks employee hits a hippo in the Kruger National Park as he rushes to see his sick mother.

A photographic competition of ‘elephantine’ proportions

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!

White-backed vultures mating in the Klaserie

Chloe, recalls her uniques experience: seeing the endangered white-backed vultures mating in Klaserie Private Nature Reserve.

Close encounters with a puff adder

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.

First elephant poached in Kruger in 10 years

The South African National Parks (SANParks) announced on 15 May 2014 the first confirmed elephant poaching incident in the Kruger National Park (KNP) in well over ten years.

R255 million donation for anti-rhino poaching

The Howard G. Buffett Foundation, the Nature Conservation Trust and South African National Parks announced an historic R255 million, three-year initiative to combat rhino poaching in Kruger National Park and test anti-poaching tactics that can be applied in other regions of Africa.

Visitor spots a rhino with its horn hacked off in the Kruger

South African National Parks has confirmed that visitors to the Kruger National Park have spotted a rhino with its horn hacked off.

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