Tag: game reserve
A small NGO called Nourish helps communities around the upmarket game reserves of Hoedspruit benefit from a range of interventions, such as a library, skills development, a food garden and a moringa plantation.
While visiting South Africa, the Sutherland family had a one-of-a-kind experience with an inquisitive lioness. The bold big cat ambled up to their car, and unexpectedly opened the door.
Vultures are crucial to the ecological cycle; they dispose of carcasses and minimise the spread of diseases. They are also an indicator of the overall health of the ecosystem, but they are threatened by power lines and wind farms, among other signs of modern life.
• Tusker research goes social
Wild lions have been released in the Mountain Zebra National Park after they were hunted to extinction in the area more than a century ago. The zebra population is now a healthy 800, along with several large antelope species, enough to support the lions.
• Addo’s elephant fence comes down