Investigation reveals Botswana is exporting both live lions and lion parts to South Africa – possible links to canned hunting
Okavango Delta under threat as oil drilling and fracking loom on the horizon after Canadian company tests massive prospecting concessions
Captive-bred lion hunting “not representative of responsible, sustainable, fair chase hunting … damaging the reputation of hunters” …
Xanda, the 6-year-old son of Cecil the Lion, has been shot and killed by a client of Zimbabwean professional hunter Richard Cooke, a Victoria Falls resident. Xanda, in his prime years and the father of several young cubs, was killed just outside Hwange National Park, as was his famous father. Although the hunt was reportedly …
This year for our 2017 Photographer of the Year competition, we had the difficult task of choosing one great photo over the other when it came to the finalists, and what made it even more difficult was choosing photographs from the same entrant.
An all women team travels 15,787 kilometres in a period of 100 days, visiting 10 different countries and 37 projects that work tirelessly to save dwindling elephant populations.
Drought & poaching have reduced estimated white rhino numbers in South Africa’s Kruger National Park by 18% during the past year
The Tikki Hywood Trust is an organisation that focuses on the conservation of lesser known endangered animals. Their flagship species is the pangolin which, after languishing in relative obscurity, has found its way into mainstream media as the most trafficked animal in the world. What is the Tikki Hywood Trust? The Trust is a wildlife-based …
The annual Paul Rene Splash of Pink bubbly festival is held in Robertson, a mere two hour drive out of Cape Town, South Africa.
Sibiloi National Park in northern Kenya: vast, arid, remote and miles from the capital Nairobi and wildlife areas that the country is famed for.
An emotional account of what it’s like to be behind the scenes at an elephant relocation.
Eight elephants find a new home in an area that hasn’t seen elephants for over 100 years.
Joining a traditional cultural ceremony with the Sufis in Sudan.
Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe’s recommendation for the adoption of a Decision-Making Mechanism for a future trade in ivory is roundly rejected by parties at CITES CoP17.
Learn all about the Kruger to Canyons Biosphere Region – a small area of South Africa with so much to offer.
How culling wildlife in Kruger during times of drought can negatively affect ecosystems.
Wüstenquell in Namibia’s abundant rock formations make it one of most spectacular locations for any landscape photographer.
Every now and then a book comes along that breaks through the wallpaper of life and delivers its message intravenously. Elephant Dawn by Sharon Pincott does that – it is an intense read, inspiring and moving.
Meet a clan of hyenas and their absolutely adorable cubs at Balule Private Nature Reserve!
Take a trip to Central Kalahari Game Reserve in Botswana to experience wildest Africa.
The towns of Robertson, McGregor, Montagu, Ashton and Bonnievale combine to make up the Robertson Wine Valley – an area that features stunning scenery with awesome opportunities to wine and dine, all led by the most friendly wine-makers, chefs and farm owners.
A brawl between hyenas and lions over a buffalo in Kenya’s Maasai Mara.
White water rafting the murky waters of Kenya’s Tana River.
14 more vultures have been found in KwaZulu-Natal that are thought to have been poisoned by an unknown chemical.
A group of guests were enjoying observing and photographing meerkats when one used them as a predator lookout platform.
Summiting Point Lenana – one of Mount Kenya’s three peaks and the only accessible one in the UNESCO World Heritage national park.
Watch as white lions are caught on camera during the act at Tanda Tula!
Looking at the startling population crash in the Maloti minnow linked to the dams and water transfer tunnels built for the Lesotho Highlands Water Project.
A closer look at Africa’s first “post office” and a beacon for early day explorers.
Exploring the cultures and simple life of traditional Egypt with this photographic gallery.
Orphaned baby elephants changing lives at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.
There is nothing in Africa quite as emblematic of the colour scarlet as the flaming coral tree. Find out more about this family of colourful fauna.
Can tradition and conservation sit side by side when it comes to vultures – a species that soars across boundaries?
WWF releases camera trap images by Will Burrard-Lucas of some of Namibia’s elusive animals – some of which have never been photographed in high definition before.
When two big cats meet – it’s a battle between a leopard and a caracal in Botswana!
A meeting with Peter Beard, author of the End of the Game – a provocative tale of the harsh reality of starvation, poaching and hunting in Kenya.
An amazing sighting of a leopard trying to dislodge an already dead python from a tree in the Sabi Sand.
A standoff with three elephant bulls on a trail in Kruger National Park. Excellent guiding keeps everyone safe!
(en)snared is a documentary that explores how the fate of the wild dog in KwaZulu-Natal is in the fate of local communities.
White lion cubs caught on camera at N’wanetsi Concession.
An interesting encounter between blue cranes and a Cape fox family in Cape Town.
iSimangaliso is dealing with the harsh reality of drought.
Watch in this video as a male leopard catches a domestic dog.
A thicket is a dense, almost impenetrable tangle of trees, shrubs, and vines, that is home to a host of biodiversity. Here is why you should spare a thought for thickets.
Understanding the world of the secret Knysna forest elephants on a tracking experience with Gareth Patterson.
Five things you should know before you summit Kilimanjaro.
In search of a snowy white kingfisher in Uganda!
How media hype has become the great white shark’s worst enemy.
Interesting facts and uses for seaweed – the treasured garden under the waves.
Connect to your food and the rhythm of nature in a new, fresh and wild way by growing these 12 indigenous edible plants.
The lovely yellow Lachenalia mathewsii, like so many plants in the Cape Floral Kingdom, is at risk of going extinct.
Penguins are in trouble. A 1930’s video clip with Cherry Kearton gives an insight into the extent of the endangered African penguin population decline.
10 interesting facts about painted wolves (African wild dogs).
Crazy adventures of Dave Renshaw who hitchhiked from UK to South Africa in 1969, overcoming dysentey, huge crocodiles & unreliable transport
A small species of plant, thought to be possibly extinct, has been rediscovered on the slopes of Lion’s Head.
Help map the distribution of Africa’s unique and diverse freshwater fish by using FishMAP and submitting your photographic records.
An examination of the African grey parrot populations in the DRC and suggestions of what can be done to prevent their extirpation.
The endangered cape parrot really is a distinct species, according to a newly-published molecular study – a finding that could impact conservation decisions and strategies in South Africa for decades to come.
Big buffs get it on in Lewa Wildlife Conservancy!
In an investigation of Bushveld CSI, Corlette examines the corpse of 5 metre long python to determine what killed it.
The relationship between conservation and capitalism exists, but even the best of intentions requires effective implementation rather than false representation.
Rwanda’s new lion residents set free into Akagera National Park.
To reduce human-elephant conflict, drones are being used to chase elephants off farms and ensure their safety.
The Republic of Congo has a new canine crime unit to protect its wildlife.
A secretarybird has successfully been released back into the wild after a lengthy period of treatment to one of its eyes.
A photographer is lucky to capture these photos of a leaping kudu in the Kruger National Park.
The story of Jasper – the M3 crossing caracal – and what can be learnt from his death.
A hyena picks up the scraps from a lion battle scene.
Last seen over 20 years ago, the Pousargues’s mongoose has now been discovered in the Chinko Project Area.
Opportunistic lions make a meal out of a startled kudu in the Kruger.
The EWT calls for the public to question the role of captive carnivore facilities and the management of the animals in their care.
Akagera’s new lions settle into their boma after a 46 hour journey.
Understanding the problem of drought in iSimangaliso Wetland Park and finding the solution.
A 19 year old penguin, rescued by SANCCOB in 1997, has been released after recent oil spill.
Cow cheeks, mielies, samoosas, shisa nyama, bunny chows, gatsbys, rotis and vetkoek are all on offer this year at South Africa’s Street Food Festival!
A rare melanistic genet spotted in Zambia’s Kafue National Park!
Watch the first rehabilitated endangered African penguins be released in Cape St Francis this Saturday, after recovering from mystery oil spill in Algoa Bay.
Enjoy a talk in Cape Town that will discuss the solutions to saving rhinos.
Open letter to SA Express CEO, Inati Ntshanga.
SANCCOB rescues 30 penguins from an oil spill in the Eastern Cape.
Building and hiking an ecological corridor from Eden to Addo.
A photographic journey to illustrate the allure of Chobe National Park.
A brown hyena has an ostrich egg for breakfast.
Think you are having a bad day? Try being this wildebeest that ended up in the middle of a fierce fight between a croc and a hippo.
See what creatures live on the Boland’s mountains thanks to these great camera trap images!
Nomadic community donate a horse to anti-poaching patrols in Zakouma.
These ancient mariners find protection on the coast of South Africa.
Who killed the wildcat?
Wild dogs: a lost species is returned to Serengeti National Park.
Christopher Rimmer speaks about the creating of his Amapondo Exhibiton – photographing the cattle of the Pondo people of Port St Johns.
Birth of a zebra foal in the Maasai Mara in Kenya. This photo gallery showcases this amazing encounter better than words could.
A successful penguin release at Burgher’s Walk Restoration Project in Simon’s Town.
Two kudu bulls are found dead and locked together after what must have been an intense fight.
A porcupine is returned home to Silvermine Nature Reserve after two months of rehabilitation due to the Cape fire.
Meet the Banguweulu Wetlands Project anti-poaching horse patrol!
What you didn’t know about Gaboon adders at iSimangaliso Wetland Park.
A road kill survey of Pilanesberg National Park produces some interesting results.
Meet Mmamoriri the maned lioness of Mombo!
From being rather bland the long-tailed widowbird transforms in a Cinderella-like way into the most miraculous bird in the bushveld!