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Conserving a vanishing way of life on safari

With a focus on green initiatives and sustainability, Jock Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park takes its role seriously. It pays homage to the story of the famous hound and its master, whose love of the bushveld is the stuff of legends. But it also has a very modern sensibility to keep the environment as pristine and wild as possible.

Tusker research goes social

Animal lovers can participate in the Amarula Elephant Research Programme through a new Facebook app that allows them to track their favourite jumbo, learn more about its habits, and help to raise awareness about elephant conservation.
Addo’s elephant fence comes down

The Tour de Kruger: a wild ride

The Tour de Kruger is no ordinary mountain-bike race. For five days, it takes riders through southern Africa’s wildest game reserves, cycling through bush and getting up close and personal with elephants, lions and more.

Help spot Kruger's wild dogs

Help spot Kruger’s wild dogs

Kruger National Park visitors have been urged to report any African wild dogs they come across to help the Endangered Wildlife Trust with a research project into South Africa's most endangered carnivore.
Parks that transcend borders

Africa’s ‘super-park’ takes shape

South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe have opened a new border crossing as the project to create the world's biggest animal kingdom - a 35 000 square kilometre transfrontier park spanning all three countries - picks up momentum.
Up a pole in Kruger Park

Up a pole in Kruger Park

Call him crazy, but Johannesburg businessman Bob Thornley plans to sit on top of a pole next to a water hole in the Kruger National Park for two weeks - and wait for the unexpected to happen - in order to raise money to send underprivileged children to a bush school in SA's most famous game reserve.

R10m for Kruger Park communities

The Kruger National Park is to use a R10-million poverty relief grant to create more jobs, step up its skills training projects, and extend existing social ecology programmes to neighbouring communities.