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Video: Leopard suprise attack on ground hornbills

Can you spot the leopard?

A leopard sneaks up on two ground hornbills in Kruger National Park.

Video: Tiny elephant gets stuck in waterhole


An elephant calf gets stuck in a waterhole. Watch as the herd returns and the elephants lends a helping trunk.

A lion goes after a leopard mum and her cubs


A leopard reacts quickly to an approaching lion to save her cubs from any harm!

Poaching attempt prevented thanks to tip-off


Three suspected rhino poachers were stopped in their tracks in the Kruger National Park thanks to an anonymous tip-off.

Video: Meet the new wild dog puppies of Kruger


Watch cute wild dog puppies crying and fighting for attention and food. 

All of the Big Five in one heat wave

© FJ Mammes

Seeing all of the Big Five in soaring temperatures.

Video: Leopard stalks steenbok in Kruger


Watch this video of a leopard hunting an unsuspecting steenbok in Kruger National Park.

A tribute to ranger Daniel Mabasa after 25 years at Kruger

©Africa, this is why I live here

Daniel Mabasa bids a fond farewell to Kruger National Park after patrolling the area for 25 years on a bicycle.

Going the distance for Rhinos Without Borders


Kruger ranger embarks on a walk to raise awareness for rhinos.

SANParks appoints new head ranger in Kruger

The newly appointed KNP Chief Ranger – Ranger Services Department, Mr Xolani Nicholus Funda

A new chief ranger in Kruger National Park takes on the fight against poaching

Poached rhinos finally have Zuma’s attention

President Mr Jacob Zuma looks on as a darted white rhino cow is being examined.

This weekend was the first time that Zuma visited Kruger for the sole purpose of familiarising himself with the extent of rhino poaching and the efforts being undertaken to curb the massacre.

Elephant, 46 vultures and 4 lions killed in Kruger

A shocking site: the dead vultures found on the scene

Early reports show that chunks of meat from an elephant were removed from both the rump and spine, and Temik spread on the exposed areas in a serious poisoning incident in the Kruger.

4 reasons to visit Kruger + facts about Kruger


4 reasons why you should go to Kruger and some quick facts about Kruger National Park.

19 elephants killed by poachers in Kruger


Kruger National Park sees an increase in elephant poaching incidents over the past year.

The new app for identifying animal tracks


The new iTrack Southern Africa app is not only good for identifying wildlife tracks.

Iconic elephant shot in Zimbabwe


An elephant with tusks estimated to weigh 120lb (54,4+kg) each was shot in the Malapati concession, located in southeastern Zimbabwe near Gonarezhou National Park.

Honey badger on a croc’s menu


The honey badger – one of the toughest bushveld bad guys meets its match!

Poachers found guilty thanks to Kruger tracking dog

It was a big win for tracking dogs, their handlers and their trainers in court.

A celebrated first for South African rhino poaching cases as evidence regarding a tracking dog allowed in court.

Video: elephant stabs and kills buffalo


An angry elephant attacks a buffalo at a waterhole in the Kruger National Park.

A leopard kill in Kruger


A leopard kill witnessed from start to finish, and captured every step of the way on camera.

Why I love the Timbavati

As night falls a male leopard sets off to patrol his territory after resting up for the day. Night time is the time 

the cats are most active, another reason why it’s my favourite time of day.

The operations manager at Umlani Bush Camp spills the beans on the best bits about living in the Timbavati.

Into the wild dog’s den


Go into the den of South Africa’s largest wild dog pack as they attempt to raise 17 puppies.

Video: when wild dogs and hyenas meet


Watch two incredible videos of hyenas trying to steal a meal from wild dogs in the Kruger.

How rhinos can help people this World Rhino Day

© Martin Harvey WWF-Canon

WWF launches new community based initiative, RISE, on World Rhino Day.

Video: leopard with cubs visits lodge


Watch this incredible sighting of a leopard on and her two cubs taking advantage of the deck at a lodge in the Kruger.

A warthog gets a rude awakening from a leopard


A leopard sneaks up on an unsuspecting warthog while it’s having a snooze!

Anger as Kruger truck driver breaks the rules


Truck driver crowned Kruger Park’s biggest idiot for disturbing playing baby elephants.

How to make the most of the upcoming free SANParks week


South African residents get ready to make the most of being granted free access to almost all of South Africa’s national parks from the 14th to 18th September.

Video: black mambas mating or fighting?


The birds and the bees, and two black mambas…

Two rhino poachers jailed for 11 years each

© Janine Avery

Two rhino poachers have been sentenced to 11 years each behind bars after being arrested in the Lower Sabi section of the Kruger National Park in October 2014.

Video: an elephant comes a-knocking


Knock knock! Who’s there?! An elephant has a joke to tell some unsuspecting guests.

iSimangaliso takes bold steps to safeguard rhinos

Dr Kock sawing off the rhino horn

Black and white rhinos in the Western Shores section of iSimangaliso have been de-horned in the hope of giving them a better chance of survival in areas where they are most under threat of poaching.

Video: Baby bird makes lucky break from leopard


A water thick-knee chick makes a lucky escape after being captured by a young leopard.

The tree climbing lions of the Serengeti


Wild Wings Safaris notes the increasing amount of sightings of lions climbing trees across Africa and examines the reasons why they might do this and what it involves.

Relocating rhinos with MyPlanet


A rhino relocation experience changes the life of this blogger.

An affordable safari surprise in Botswana


A back-to-basics trip with Lelobu Safaris can offer a lot more than you could ever imagine.

The African lion bone trade

© Vivienne L. Williams

The lion bone trade is a contentious and complex conservation issue spanning continents. Here is a summary of the 2015 report by WildCRU entitled “Bones of Contention” that takes a closer look at various aspects of the South African trade from the reasons for its demand to its implications on wild lion populations.

Video: A hippo does a lion’s dirty work


A surprise attack in the Kruger National Park when an impala that had escaped from the claws of two lions was finished off by a hippo instead.

7 things to look for when choosing a game lodge

© Rhino Post Safari Lodge

Some handy tips on how to go about choosing the best game lodge for you.

Snared lion in Kruger needs your help


A lioness with a snare around her neck has been spotted in Kruger and SANParks has asked the public to be on the lookout for her.

Leopard that attacked Kruger guide seen jumping up at another car’s window


Watch this short video footage of the same leopard that attacked a tour guide in Kruger jumping up at a tourist’s window only an hour beforehand.

An interview with novelist Tony Park about Africa’s wilderness

Author Tony Park and his wife Nicola at their home alongside Kruger National Park.

The famous Australian novelist’s thoughts on the African wilderness, trade in rhino horn, hunting and what must be done to ensure that Africa’s wild animals survive.

12 adorable wild dog puppies!


12 wild dog puppy additions to the Investec Breakaway Pack have been spotted outside the Tintswalo Safari Lodge in the Manyeleti Game Reserve.

Winners announced for the Rhino Conservation Awards


Honouring those that put their lives, resources and time on the line to eradicate rhino poaching in Africa, here are the winners of this year’s Rhino Awards held in Johannesburg.

Carnivore filled game drives at Cheetah Plains


A trainee field guides at Cheetah Plains spent two days on drives with the head guide, and had a lot to report back on.

Video: Adorable lion cub with its mom


Watch this short but ridiculously cute video of a lioness and her cub interacting as they cross the road in Kruger National Park. Get ready for your heart to melt!

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