South Africa’s wildlife wonders

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.
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South Africa’s Black Mambas inspire Hollywood film

The all-women Black Mamba anti-poaching unit is renowned around the world for their committed efforts to protect South African wildlife, in particular the rhino....

Zimbabwe’s protectors of the secretive pangolin

8 November 2016Together with Zimbabwean conservation group the Tikki Hywood Trust, a group of Zimbabweans is contributing to the care and protection of the...

South Africans get free access to parks for a week

To build South Africans' pride in the country's natural, cultural and historical heritage, South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering free entry to citizens...

Go on safari with South African ranger and vlogger

South African freelance ranger Ryno Erasmus is taking his job to a new level by educating people about wildlife on YouTube. He introduced his...

Eastern Cape roadworks uncover unique fossil treasure trove

The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) announced that the fossils were discovered in rock debris during construction work on the Eastern Cape N2 highway, close...

Rescued lions find home in South Africa

Thirty three lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia have arrived safely in South Africa. Animal Defenders International saved the animals and transported them to their new home, Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary in Limpopo.
South Africa's national parks

South Africa’s national parks

South Africa has a vast system of natural reserves to protect indigenous plants, animals, landscapes and cultural heritage. They range from the vast flagship Kruger National Park - larger than some countries - to the tiny Bontebok National Park in the Western Cape.
South African scientists depart on whale studying expedition

South African scientists depart on whale studying expedition

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.
33 rescued circus lions find safe home in South Africa

33 rescued circus lions find safe home in South Africa

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.

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