A tourist from Singapore received 60 stitches after she was bitten in the face by a lion cub near Hoedspruit.
Who is to blame for the continued trade in ivory? China? America? Thailand? Japan? Vietnam? Africa?
Local tourists get involved in an accident involving an elephant in the Kruger National Park.
The outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa has caused major concern with travellers planning safaris to southern and east Africa. The Safari Co. put together this infographic to help visitors make informed decisions when travelling to Africa.
An African wild dog that was shot in the ear in the Waterberg, has successfully been released.
South African authorities have announced a plan to evacuate up to 500 rhino from Kruger National Park to safer areas where they are less likely to fall prey to poachers hunting them for their horns.
The Rhino Conservation Awards 2014 were held on the 31st of July 2014 in an effort to create awareness of rhino conservation issues while recognising exceptional individuals and organisations for their efforts in protecting Africa’s rhino population.
The vicious Ebola virus outbreak that has already killed more than 800 people this year, in addition to sowing panic, fear and confusion throughout West Africa, was not a strain endemic to the region as initially believed.
Rhinos Without Borders is on a mission to move rhinos to safe havens in Botswana in order to save them from the poaching crisis and they need your help!
The Johannesburg Zoo clarifies the facts concerning the procurement, transporting, offer to quarantine and the subsequent decision to humanely euthanise eight sitatunga that arrived in South Africa illegally.
An illegal shipment of eight sitatunga antelope which arrived in South Africa after a gruelling journey by road and air from the Prague Zoo via Frankfurt on Friday morning, 1 August 2014 have been humanely euthanised.
New Jersey has signed in a legislation prohibiting individuals from importing, selling or purchasing any ivory or rhinoceros horn product.
A Muizenberg surfer is flown to hospital after being attacked by a great white shark this afternoon
A giraffe dies on the N1 highway near Centurion in bridge accident
A dead humpback whale has been washed up, south of Durban, with no obvious cause of death.
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.
According to Dr Jane Goodall, the loss of habitat and climate change will see that the great apes: chimpanzees, gorillas, bonobos, orangutans and gibbons are pushed to extinction in coming years, if people don’t act soon.
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
KwaZulu Natal rhino poacher gets 77 years in prison after killing three rhino carves
The status of South African wild lions goes up for debate.
Male lion from Puros region of Namibia shot and killed by farmers in the ongoing battle between lions and humans over livestock.
SANParks employee hits a hippo in the Kruger National Park as he rushes to see his sick mother.
Belgium teenager, Axelle Despiegelaere, loses modeling contract with L’Oreal, a cosmetic giant that: “no longer tests on animals,” after controversial hunting photograph, of her with a dead oryx, emerges during the World Cup.
A Namibian professional hunter sustained multiple injuries when a young elephant bull attacked him in the Uukwaluudhi Conservancy.
Two international environmental organisations have called on the US government to implement trade sanctions against Mozambique for its official complicity in the ongoing rampant slaughter of elephants and rhinos.
Jay Azran successfully completed the first-ever attempt to swim 2.5km across the Jozini Dam along the South Africa–Swaziland border on Saturday 28 June 2014, braving hippos, crocodiles and tiger fish in the name of cross-border rhino conservation.
Brumbies rugby player, Clyde Rathbone, speaks out about lions in captivity and the moral dilemma surrounding visiting them.
Namibia’s cabinet has approved a request by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism to allow the country’s security forces to be involved in the fight against poaching and other crimes threatening the country’s wildlife.
Will the power of worldwide advertising give a voice to the voiceless and help save Africa special wildlife. These Ad campaigns provide a very thought provoking and emotional trip regarding issues like poaching, extinction and wild animal abuse.
Australians who travel overseas to hunt rhinoceroses will no longer be allowed to bring home their slaughter.
A top birder’s chance visit to a northern suburbs, Cape Town, pet shop may have turned up something amazing: a new African bird species.
Great boost for rhino conservation as HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco becomes Patron of the Rhino Conservation Awards and Barclays Africa joins as sponsor.
Botswana’s Okavango Delta became the 1000th site inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Three suspects have been arrested by Kenya Wildlife Services rangers in Mackinon in relation with the killing of Satao.
Jun 22, 2014
The proposed 53km super highway intended for construction across the Serengeti National Park has been declared unlawful.
A hippopotamus has been shot dead because he posed a threat to residents of villages near a mining area in Barberton near Nelspruit.
The Government of the Republic of Kenya has with effect from 1st July 2014 decided to introduce visas for South African nations who wish to visit Kenya.
Since the South African Department of Home Affairs (DHA) announced new regulations for child travellers the inbound and outbound travel industry has raised numerous questions. Travel Buyer has emailed the department and phoned various officials numerous times in an effort to have all questions answered.
WikiLeaks-style website, WildLeaks, yields 24 tip-offs including elephant poaching, tiger killing, illegal fishery and forest destruction.
The New Jersey State Assembly overwhelmingly approved a bill banning ivory and rhino horn sales on Monday, making New Jersey the first state to take a definitive stand against wildlife trafficking.
A look into how the exotic meat trade in China is affecting the world.
Satao, the world’s biggest elephant, is dead. Satao, who was killed by poachers at Tsavo East National Park, in southeast Kenya and was celebrated as one of the last surviving great tuskers.
Professor Alejandro Nadal, in his co-authored critique of pro-rhino horn trade literature, says that the proponents of trade in rhino horn are taking a rash approach by brutally simplifying real-world economics.
From 01 October 2014 new immigration regulations will be implemented in South Africa relating to the entry requirements for children.
This video by Campaign Against Canned Hunting (CACH) clarifies the connection between the canned lion hunting and cub petting industries in South Africa.
British oil company bows to pressure and abandons drilling in volatile and biodiverse region of Democratic Republic of Congo.
South Africa National Parks (SANParks) has suspended its head of conservation services, Hector Magome, it said on Tuesday.
The Daily Maverick explores using ‘desert elephants’ for meat in exchange for SWAPO votes in the Kuene region in Namibia.
This Nick Chevallier production for the Conservation Action Trust and OSCAP, illustrates the folly of legalising the trade in rhino horn, and the dire effects that this could have on the survival of the species.
Hong Kong Customs authorities have seized just over one ton of pangolin scales from a shipping container which arrived from South Africa.
Details about a SANParks vehicle that drove off the Letaba Bridge in Kruger.
After struggling to survive Britain’s cold winters for more than 300 years the Egyptian goose is undergoing a population explosion.