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Google Maps launches the Mzansi Experience

Across the globe, people can now explore the beauty of South Africa virtually through Google Maps. From the views from atop Table Mountain to animals grazing in the Kruger National Park, South Africa's natural wonders are on display for all the world to appreciate.

South African rhinos need technology to curb poaching

Rhino poaching: behind the scenes with South African rangers

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.
Maasai cricket team want to knock rhino poaching for a six

Maasai cricket team want to knock rhino poaching for a six

A group of Maasai warriors, upholding centuries of Kenyan indigenous culture, have swapped their ceremonial spears and shields for cricket bats - but not the traditional dress - to travel around Africa and the world in an effort to highlight the challenges faced by the African people today.

World falls in love with South African baby elephant

A video of a baby elephant playing with low-flying swallows in South Africa's Kruger National Park has become a huge hit on YouTube. Uploaded in late July, it has received over 7 million views to date and has been popular across the world. The ad revenue is also being put to good use.

Leaping kudu caught on camera in South Africa

Leaping kudu caught on camera in South Africa

A professional photographer got lucky when he was on safari in the Kruger National Park. Arno Pietersen managed to capture a magnificent jumping kudu bull and the images have left an impression on those who have seen them.
Rhino poaching numbers in South Africa continue to grow

Kruger steps up efforts to save rhinos

An intensive protection zone has been created in Kruger National Park in the latest move to protect the region's rhinos from poachers. In other moves, four forensic trailers have been handed to Sanparks and regional governments to investigate conservation crime scenes.

Tourists watch as buffalo burst tyre to chase lions away

It is not unusual for different animal species like lions and buffalo to be seen fighting. Tourists in the Kruger National Park area recently got a fright when a buffalo surprised them by turning towards their cars to get lions off his back.

Stan Christodoulou: a great boxing referee

Women of the Black Mambas take on poachers

A group of South African women who are part of an anti-poaching unit are not afraid to man-up in a nature reserve. The Black Mambas are well-trained bobbies on the beat in the Olifants West Nature Reserve, and their success can be seen in the massive drop in snaring.

Cyclists tour and train in South Africa’s green oasis

Australia's Orica GreenEDGE cycling team showed they could play as hard as they worked while they were on a training camp in Mpumalanga. South African Daryl Impey served as tour guide, and took his teammates to the Kruger and other awe-inspiring places along the way.

Counting wild dogs in the Kruger

It's time to count just how many cheetahs and African wild dogs there are in the Kruger National Park. Send in your photos to help identify individual animals and you could stand to win cameras, weekends away and wine hampers. 

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