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Decoding science, Poaching

How to count elephants from a plane

THE METHOD BEHIND AERIAL SURVEYS OF AFRICAN WILDLIFE

Decoding science, Poaching

Where the giant elephants still roam

THE GREATEST AFRICAN ELEPHANT CENSUS IN HISTORY TAKES TO THE SKIES

Natural history

Just hatched! One of South Africa’s rarest birds

Rare footage of the South Africa’s rarest bird, the blue swallow, hatching from an egg.

Travel & Lifestyle

5 things to do in Coffee Bay

Here are five activities you’ll definitely want to try when travelling to Coffee Bay on the Transkei coast.

Natural history

Proteas threatened by climate change

It is an uphill battle for South Africa’s national flowers as proteas face the threats of climate change.

Natural history

Drongo mimics alarm calls to steal food

Drongo mimics alarm calls to keep stealing food from other species, finds UCT biologist.

Uncategorized

A baby black zebra

A baby black zebra is been seen in the northwestern area of the Okavango Delta – a very rare sighting, that has tourists keen to have a look

Natural history

Looking after orphan elephants

Andrew White takes us through a day in the life of the elephant orphans and their keepers at the Elephant Nursery Facility at Lilayi Game Reserve in Lusaka.

Natural history, Travel & Lifestyle

Water lilies of the Delta

During a walking safari in the Delta we stop to appreciate the magnificent water lilies that litter the Okavango’s waterways.

African Parks

First photos of Liuwa’s lion cubs

Liuwa’s Park Manager has captured the first clear images of the three lion cubs, born four months ago in Liuwa National Park.

Natural history

To bee or not to bee

Farmers along the perimeter of Serengeti National Park have tried various elephant-deterring techniques, from beating tin cans to lighting fires, most of which haven’t appeared to work. But now there are beehive fences which appear to be doing the job!

News

Biggest tusker elephant in Southern Africa dies

It is with deep sadness and regret that Tembe Elephant Park has announced the death of Isilo the elephant. Isilo was the king of the elephants and wildlife in the Tembe Transfrontier Park on the South Africa/Mozambique Border and was known as the biggest “tusker” in Southern Africa.

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