Watching four lion cubs grow in strength and confidence over the last year has been quite entertaining for the staff at Leopard Mountain, as well as a nerve-racking experience!
Wildlife groups say Riff Raff is a victim of human-elephant conflict, call for review of decision that would sentence him to death.
Baby zebra rescued from certain death in a muddy pan in Madikwe.
Learn more about cheetahs and their current population status and the threats they face.
9 Interesting facts about the hippo – the mighty ‘river horse’.
Alison Nicholls, our art safari guide, shares a video of her sketching a lioness in Botswana.
A dramatic sighting as a lion brutally attacks an already injured spotted hyena in the Kgalagadi.
A young male leopard seems to be settling in quite well in the central Timbavati, having wandered in from a private concession in the Kruger National Park.
Introducing Sonny, a rescued baby mongoose who has now found a home at ZURI Orphanage in Namibia.
Just how cute are lion cubs? The answer has to be nothing short of extremely cute!
A stunning selection of photos of the latest sightings from Tanda Tula in the Greater Kruger.
Turtles, tortoises and terrapins are reptiles characterised by a cartilaginous shell – though often the terms used to describe these species can get a bit confusing, depending on the type of English used.
An epic sighting for safari goers as a pride of lions attempt to take a wildebeest down in the Kruger National Park.
A field guide and guests come across an amazing sighting of a hippo who had just given birth.
“Elephants love marula fruit. I have seen them rush to a tree with a lot of fallen fruit the same way they would hurry to a waterhole when they are thirsty. We happen to have two marula trees in our garden that drop a lot of fruit.. too much for an elephant to resist!”
British wildlife photographer, Will Burrard-Lucas, has captured a series of high-quality camera trap photographs of a wild melanistic leopard (otherwise known as a black panther) in Africa.
Taking a look at the hippo, rhino and buffalo – animals with attitude!
A female cheetah seems to have made herself at home with frequent visits to a lodge in South Africa.
Magic happens while on safari when a leopard mother leads her two cubs across two flowing channels of the Sand River to the other side.
A fantastic sighting as a Cape ground squirrel takes on a Cape cobra in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve in Botswana.
A video captures an exceptionally rare moment in which a leopard attempts to kill a young honey badger.
According to the Chinese zodiac, 2019 marks the year of the pig. So what better way to celebrate it than by taking a look at one of Africa’s own wild pig: the warthog!
Did you know that there are three species of elephants? We take a look at the differences between the African, Asian and forest elephant.
Read 7 interesting facts about the giraffe.
WARNING: Contains distressing images, not for sensitive viewers. A zebra receives fatal injuries after a crocodile attack in the Mara River.
Read our top African wildlife ‘good news’ stories for 2018.
A photographer and her husband receive a surprise up-close encounter with a young male lion in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
Fearless and ferocious, honey badgers are a force to be reckoned with! Here are some fascinating facts about these incredible creatures.
Dominant male hippos can engage in brutal fights to defend their territory, and can even commit infanticide to secure their dominance over the pod.
South Luangwa in Zambia provides an unbelievable sighting of a leopard attempting to carry her kill up a tree, with not much success.
An adorable sighting of bat-eared fox kits adds to the magic of a safari in Ruaha National Park in Tanzania.
Tragedy as four elephant bulls that were causing havoc in the Gravelotte area in Limpopo die during relocation attempt.
A story about releasing trafficked pangolins back into the wild, thanks to a dedicated team of people fighting to ensure the survival of these threatened creatures.
Like an African ‘Game of Thrones’, the lions of Tintswalo experience regular upheavals and transformation, with the change in power dynamics and the arrival of new blood on the reserve.
In the BBC’s Dynasties documentary we meet an incredible painted wolf: Tait. Here is an account of her final days as the alpha female by photographer Nicholas Dyer.
A story about the mysterious, shrieking creatures of Musoma Hill in Tanzania.
In this week’s news wrap the famous super tusker elephant, Tim, was rescued from certain death; Malaysia torched 2.8 tonnes of African pangolin scales; the Kruger National Park 10-year management plan was approved by acting Environmental Affairs Minister; the lion bone quota was reduced to 800 skeletons from 1,500; an American woman was attacked by a hippo after her canoe capsized on the Zambezi River; an anthrax outbreak in Mana Pools in Zimbabwe has killed 100 impala; and eight West African giraffe have been reintroduced to Gadabedji Biosphere Reserve in Niger after a 50-year absence.
Tim, an icon of Amboseli and one of Africa’s largest and most magnificent elephants, has been rescued from certain death.
Tswalu Kalahari’s small carnivores offer perhaps the most special and unique sightings – and the meerkat viewing is fantastic! Here are 10 interesting facts about these fascinating little creatures.
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.
An incredible sequence captured by guide Ruan Springorum at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve when a male lion dug into a warthog burrow and latched onto the first one that emerged.
Lycaon pictus has many names in English, from ‘African wild dog’ to ‘painted wolf’. We take a look into the background of this endangered animal’s many English names.
A leopard’s hard-earned meal is spotted by a lioness and her cubs, who quickly take advantage of the situation.
Tortoises cross roads for a variety of reasons. Here are some important things to consider if you come across one while driving on the road.
Living in the Kruger can be amazing an experience, but an incident for one resident hits close to home the realities of rhino poaching.