The South African Parliament has strongly criticised South African National Parks for signing a formal agreement on 5th December to ratify a long-standing cooperation arrangement between Kruger National Park and several neighbouring private and community game reserves, which together form an area known as “Greater Kruger”.
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.
Environmental Affairs committee believes agreement between Kruger National Park and private reserves should be revised.
The Kruger National Park is vast, at about 2 million hectares, and requires a thorough management strategy in order to ensure long term sustainability. Part of that strategy, The Elephant Management Plan – compiled by Kruger management and Scientific Service – is currently in force, and covers the period 2013 to 2022.
Kruger’s K9 Centre welcomes the addition of four new dogs at handover ceremony.
Learn more about the anti-poaching canines of Kruger and how you can help support these dogs making a difference.
The introduction of mobile applications designed to share information on interesting animal sightings in national parks has become a major cause for concern for South African National Parks (SANParks).
According to a wildlife expert, wildlife poaching has become a serious threat to democracy in many countries where it takes place.
A 19 year old penguin, rescued by SANCCOB in 1997, has been released after recent oil spill.
It is feared that the SANParks’ rhinos have been sold to hunters.
Are South African conservation authorities intent on shipping some of our wild rhinos to live out their lives “safely” on hunting and horn cropping farms?
Private game reserves that contracted to buy 260 rhinos from the Kruger National Park have been refunded R14 million.
The South African National Parks (SANParks) announced on 15 May 2014 the first confirmed elephant poaching incident in the Kruger National Park (KNP) in well over ten years.