'Krugerpark News'

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Planning the day’s activities

Research and Rural Upliftment Meet at the Firebreak

Krugerpark News Information: SavFIRE or the Savanna Fire Ignition Research Experiment is being conducted in Kruger. This is a collaborative exercise to investigate integrated

Krugers CyberTracker Gets a Boost

Krugerpark News Information: Over R400 000 was raised to replace Kruger's ailing CyberTracker hardware with the new Fujitsu Siemens Pocket PC Loox N520 handheld device.
Section ranger Karien Keet with corporal Wilson Baloyi and field ranger Reckson Khosa.

Rangers Diary | Expectant Mom Saves Vet Husband

Krugerpark News Information: It was Friday June 29, 2007 at about 09h30 when corporal Wilson Baloyi at Mahlangeni ranger post phoned Karien Keet, section ranger, about an apparently

Green Scorpions Crackdown On Border Posts

Krugerpark News Information: The Gauteng Environmental Management Inspectors, better known as the Green Scorpions successfully tracked down and arrested rhino horn smugglers
Volunteers (L to R) Olivia Dieser, Hugo Fearnley, Roisin Wolfe and Stephanie Natho

Volunteers Help Survey Krugers Smaller Critters

Krugerpark News Information: Biodiversity conservation is the clear mandate for Sanparks and the savanna unit of scientific services in Skukuza is seriously getting to grips with

Survey Reveals Decline in Fish-Eating Birds Along Olifants River

Krugerpark News Information: Preliminary results show that a total of nine Pel's fishing owls were seen and counted during a recent survey of the Olifants River in the Kruger

Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

Krugerpark News Information: Johann Oelofse, section ranger at Mooiplaas, observed an unusual occurrence. He relates the story: At Bowkerskop windpump I came across a most unusual
A popular view-point with inconveniently located power lines.

Enviro Perspectives on Progress with Dave Rushworth

Krugerpark News Information: It is the same all over the world - where selfishness and greed prevail, human developments clash directly with, and cause the destruction of, natural

Mauritius Thorn Plant

Krugerpark News Information: Caesalpinia decapetala, commonly known as the Mauritius thorn is an Asian (India, Sri Lanka, China, Japan and Malaysia) tropical plant
Dr Mkhize and Maureen Gunn touch the sleeping giraffe while the team fits the head cover.

Twenty Giraffe Get A Passport To Mozambique

Krugerpark News Information: The Sanparks Veterinary Wildlife Services Capture team translocated 20 giraffe from the Satara area in the Kruger National Park to a fenced sanctuary in

A Veteran Returns To Kruger | Andre Potgieter

Krugerpark News Information: Professor Winston Trollope with Working-on-Fire International and Navashni Govender of Scientific Services in the Kruger National Park are conducting
Short-trunk going real low to feed.

Kruger National Park Rangers Diary

Krugerpark News Information: In nature there are many examples of animals that have adapted to the specific circumstances of their environment, but for an individual animal to have
Johannes Mkhari fled war torn Mozambique. He was granted citizenship in 1995.

Current Concerns

Krugerpark News Information: It takes a very special person to dedicate his or her life as a custodian of Africa's wilderness. One such person is Johannes Mkhari. Johannes, a refugee
The team preparing to catch a bat in the net.

Radio Bat On Air Again

Krugerpark News Information: The bat project, which has caused so much interest in Skukuza, has already shown that these little creatures play a major role in the life history of the
Split-Ear, the monarch of the road was seen having fun near Pretoriuskop.

Surveys Completed, Fire Researchers Prepare To strike A Match

Krugerpark News Information: SavFIRE – the Savanna Fire Ignition Research Experiment - is a collaborative experiment between Working on Fire, the Kruger National Park and the
Tsendze Rustic Camp

Tsendze Rustic Camp Site Receives Three Star Grading

Krugerpark News Information: The recently opened Tsendze rustic camp site received a three star grading from the Grading Council of South Africa. The camp is assessed in the caravan
rare Pels fishing owl

Rare Bird Sighting Brings Joy On River Walk

Krugerpark News Information: There are few wildlife sightings in the wilderness that can be guaranteed on a day and date, “as it goes with luck and how much does Mother Nature open a
The Shaanoni section team

Rangers In The Shangoni Section Keep Poachers At Bay

Krugerpark News Information: We have to do things differently and we cannot be predictable. This philosophy, combined with a highly motivated field ranger team, has enabled David
Kismet, the dominant female at Doispan with her juvenile Muttley.

Human Impact on Hyaena Behaviour

Krugerpark News Information: Is there a hyena hotel in Skukuza? This may seem like a strange question but researchers from the Mammal Research Institute (MRI) at the University of.
Liza LeRoux, Valerio Macandza and field ranger with a Sable.

Sable And Other Species In Punda Maria Under Surveillance

Krugerpark News Information: Recently four more collared animals were added to a study currently underway to monitor the declining sable numbers around Punda Maria. Sable numbers

First Dedicated Black Rhino Count Finds 55 Animals

Krugerpark News Information: The endangered black rhino is in the spotlight again. This time it's to find out how many of these elusive and secretive creatures there are in the
The opening of the Pretoriuskop information centre.

New Information Centre Unveiled At Pretoriuskop

Krugerpark News Information: During a short ceremony on 26 May 2007 the Lowveld Honorary Rangers handed over a new information centre to Pretoriuskop in the Kruger National Park
Cornelius van der Vaal from Tembo explains the experimental design.

Fertilising The Timbavati Bush Gives Sanparks Scientists Food For Thought

Krugerpark News Information: It is a dilemma that probably bothers the odd tourist to the Kruger National Park, has almost certainly bothered more than one elephant, and is currently
Ranger takes the blood smear off a rod for testing.

Lion Cannibalism Awes Trailists and Guides Alike

Krugerpark News Information: Lions are known to often kill nomad lions moving into the pride's territory, but feeding on her is a different matter. Cannibalism among lions is unusual
Nick Zambatis, vegetation ecologist from scientific services in the Park, out in the field.

Estimating Herbaceous Biomass Across Kruger Using Satellite Imagery

Krugerpark News Information: The information retrieved from satellite images taken from space often has to be checked and validated on the ground. This is exactly what the ambitious
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