Remember the lion that was found wandering on the N4 highway this past September? Here’s an update on his latest whereabouts.
‘Painted wolves’, ‘Cape hunting dogs’ or ‘wild dogs’. No matter what you call them, one thing is certain: they are one of the most enigmatic and charismatic animals on the African continent.
A leopard’s hard-earned meal is spotted by a lioness and her cubs, who quickly take advantage of the situation.
An international petroleum exploration company has fired up a fresh application to explore for products in prime farmland in the central Drakensberg and Free State.
Interested in going on an African safari in December? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
A leopard takes a dive and goes fishing for lunch in Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa.
A yellow mongoose and a mole snake provide a great sighting as they face off in the Kgalagadi.
An incredible sighting as a Cape fox family deals with an unwanted guest in the form of a honey badger looking for a meal.
Feisty and courageous, with a hint of cuteness to top it off, is the perfect description of this little burrowing rodent.
With their bright green plumage, the African green pigeon is undoubtedly the peacock of the pigeon species.
A leopard mother has her paws full as her two adorably naughty cubs prefer to explore the bush rather than hide away in their den.
Explore the Big 5, malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa while on a photographic safari with professional photographer, Matrishva Vyas.
During the long winter months in the Karoo, it is always a thrill to see nocturnal animals out and about in the daylight hours foraging.
“Never a dull moment in the bush” is something my husband and I tell each other all the time. Well, that is certainly true for the events of a few weekends ago when a male lion got out of our stunning Kruger National Park!
SANParks has released its Kruger National Park management plan covering the next 10 years. This 259-page report is essential reading for Kruger fans who enjoy debating the issues that the Kruger management team has to deal with on a regular basis, such as problem-animal management, hotels in Kruger and trophy hunting of free-roaming wildlife on reserves adjoining Kruger.
Discovering stunning spots in the Kruger National Park where no tourist has ever been, becoming part of the food chain for a week by sharing the living space of elephants, hippos, buffaloes and lions, testing your feet, legs and stamina with a 100+ kilometre walking expedition; the newly developed north-to-south Kruger Trail is the stuff that the dreams of adventurous nature lovers are made of.
The last three Master Trackers of the Ju/’hoanis from Nyae Nyae in Namibia were invited to the Kruger in South Africa to participate in some pioneering trails. They came to display their extraordinary tracking prowess to guests participating in walking trails. This is an account of their journey.
Spring in South Africa is a colourful, noisy and fragrant affair.
An elephant tucks into some juicy vegetation in a residential garden in the Kruger National Park in South Africa.
Environmental Affairs committee believes agreement between Kruger National Park and private reserves should be revised.
The lions in the Kalahari are known as black-maned lions, and here are five things you didn’t know about black-maned lions.
A cunning honey badger takes a chance on a martial eagle’s nest in the Kgalagadi Transfontier Park in South Africa.
Interested in going on an African safari in October? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
From the 10th to 14th September, 2018, South African National Parks (SANParks) will be offering visitors free access to the majority of the national parks in South Africa.
Here are 10 reasons why it’s a good idea to come to South Africa and do a field guide course.
In an exciting and massive win for conservation, a successful denning in Manyoni Private Game Reserve results in three new wild dog puppies.
Late on a Sunday night, a pride of lions chased, took down and devoured an impala inside our camp – an incredible sighting to say the least!
Interested in going on an African safari in September? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
A great sighting as a lioness and four cubs spend some time exploring a shepherd’s tree in the Waterberg, South Africa.
Tswalu Kalahari has welcomed a litter of no less than 13 African wild dog pups to their pack!
If you think international visitors just flock to South Africa for its picturesque wine farms, the Big 5 and idyllic beaches, think again. Instead, dozens of international students are making their way to South Africa to take part in field guide training programmes.
After weeks of waiting, the two lion cubs, a male and a female, from the Zebanine pride have finally made their first appearance.
Interested in going on an African safari in August? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
Chad Cocking and his team recently had a stunning sighting of lions restoring order and claiming their rank from the hyena clans, proving just how formidable they can be.
The Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains in Mpumalanga, South Africa, have been officially added to the World Heritage Site List, alongside three other sites in Mexico, China and France.
A field guide in the Kruger National Park witnesses an epic battle between to warthog boars.
With wild lions under pressure from so many threats, this is a wonderful story of lions being reintroduced to an area that used to have lions.
A game ranger received quite an unexpected surprise when he found a near three-metre black mamba underneath his bed.
A new carnivore protection ranger force, the Limpopo Lion Protection Team, has been trained and deployed – specifically assigned to support the Greater Limpopo Carnivore Programme and tasked with securing known lion ranges from targeted lion poaching.
Interested in going on an African safari in July? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
As part of their ongoing conservation initiatives, a new female cheetah has been relocated to Manyoni Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal.
A visitor to Pilanesberg Game Reserve witnesses an epic battle between two territorial black rhino bulls who ended up deep in a waterhole.
Interested in going on an African safari in June? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
The number one concern of many people who are considering a South African safari is the threat of crime. The crime statistics in South Africa are indeed unsettling, and there is no doubt that the crime rate is high. But how often are tourists affected? This is the key question to ask from a tourist’s point of view.
Set in the upper Karoo on the edge of the Great Escarpment, the Karoo Ridge Conservancy is a 5,000 hectare private conservancy founded to restore, protect and safeguard the diverse wildlife, landscape and natural resources of the region.
A pack of wild dogs provide a whole day’s worth of entertainment for a photographer in the Kruger National Park.