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The Cape Floral Region, one of South Africa's eight World Heritage sites, comprises eight protected areas stretching from the Cape Peninsula to the Eastern Cape, cutting across spectacular mountain and ocean scenery and containing some of the richest plant biodiversity in the world.
Visitors to South Africa are always keen to see the country's celebrated Big Five - neglecting a wealth of smaller wildlife. To remedy this, some clever people came up with another must-see list, the Little Five: elephant shrew, ant lion, rhinoceros beetle, buffalo weaver and leopard tortoise!
There's more to South African wildlife than the celebrated "Big Five". From big to small, meat eater to ant eater, primate to reptile ... our animals (and birds) are wild, varied and abundant.
South Africa's NSPCA has been protecting animals for more than six decades and now calls on the public to help it rid our neighbourhoods...
Pangolins are mammals distinctive for their protective keratin scales and largely solitary existence. This animal the most illegally trafficked mammal in the world. Here's...
South African freelance ranger Ryno Erasmus is taking his job to a new level by educating people about wildlife on YouTube. He introduced his...
Scientists have shipped out to research and collect data on humpback whales off the west coast of South Africa. Research will include sampling the environment and tagging whales to better understand their behaviour. Small cameras will also be attached to some whales.
Nearly three dozen lions from circuses in Peru and Colombia have been rescued by the Animal Defenders International organisation and will find a safe new home at the Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary in Limpopo province, in South Africa - "where they belong", according to the rescue group.
South Africa's Kruger National Park gave a news team insight into its work to prevent rhino poaching. In this behind-the-scenes exclusive, the rangers also show new methods they use to save these endangered species, including helicopter tracking and dog units.
A British conservation group has run tests on several South African rhinos to implement a new way of stopping poaching. We Are Protect makes use of high-tech devices such as spy cameras to monitor each rhino.