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A close-up of a baby rhino.

Baby Big Five honoured in commemorative stamps

Krugerpark News Information: “With the world currently focussed on saving the Rhino, it is opportune that we are able to issue this set of commemorative stamps featuring, amongst
A view of a Buffalo grazing.

Five year study to detect link between worms and TB in buffalo

Krugerpark News Information: The Kruger National Park's Veterinary Wildlife Service Department started with the final stage of a Bovine Tuberculosis (BTB) research project, which
A view of a rhino in the wild.

281 rhinos poached in 19s since January 1 to July 17, 2012

Krugerpark News Information: The number of rhinos poached in South Africa since the beginning of this year now stands at 281 with a total of 176 individuals arrested in connection
A scenic view of part of the Kruger area.

Online forums claim to represent Kruger

Krugerpark News Information: The Managing Executive of the Kruger National Park (KNP), Mr Abe Sibiya warned the public, business community and staff members about people who falsely
A pair of lions fight over a carcass.

R55 million assets seized from poachers

Krugerpark News Information: In September 2010, Dawie Groenwewald and veterinary surgeons, drs Karel Toet and Manie Du Plessis, appeared in court on 1872 counts of racketeering, a
A exterior view of the lodge with the name change.

Name change for Kruger concessionaire

Krugerpark News Information: Jock Safari Lodge, situated in the southern area of the Kruger National Park (KNP), changed its Little Jock lodge to Fitzpatrick's at Jock. Fitzpatrick's
View of an abalone poaching area.

R27 million illegally poached and exported abalone returned to South Africa

Krugerpark News Information: The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) took possession of a consignment of 2 627.1kg of illegally harvested, processed and exported
Bird controll needed at King Shaka International Airport.

Buzz to control birds at King Shaka International Airport

Krugerpark News Information: Buzz, a 22-month border collie dog, will soon join his senior bird patrol members at King Shaka International Airport (KSIA) near Durban. Not for long
Rhinos are continually being poached at an alarming rate.

220 Rhinos poached in 142 days January to 21 May 2012

Krugerpark News Information: 220 rhinos have been brutally and illegally butchered for their horn in South Africa from January to May 21 this year. That is more than a rhino a day
Close up view of a male pray mantis.

Praying mantis males risk more if they're denied mating access

Krugerpark News Information: Male prying mantis that had not had recent access to females are more likely to engage in risky mating behaviour than those who who had daily
The Ekhurhuleni area has the best drinking water.

Ekhurhuleni has best drinking water

Krugerpark News Information: Ekurhuleni drinking water scored highest on the government's Blue Status scale this year, with 98.95 percent. The City of Johannesburg followed
Guests on an african adventure.

African Adventure gets recognition at Prestigious Naledi Theatre Awards

Krugerpark News Information: African Adventure a South African National Parks supported initiative was awarded Best Production of a Play or a Musical for Children at the prestigious
Close up view of the flora in the region.

Unsustainable harvesting of Prunus africana tree threatens prostate treatment

Krugerpark News Information: Over-harvesting of Prunus africana or Red Stinkwood in the wild for its medicinal properties has experts at the World Agroforestry Centre looking at
A view of a mother zebra and its calf.

Mountain Zebra Camdeboo Corridor Project

Krugerpark News Information: A new initiative to create a corridor between Camdeboo and Mountain Zebra National Parks aims to impact the conservation status of South Africa's
Two rare rhinos grazing alongside the waterhole.

Suspected rhino poacher killed in Krugers Crocodile Bridge section

Krugerpark News Information: One alleged poacher was killed and two suspects arrested in a shoot-out in the Crocodile Bridge section of Kruger National Park (KNP) on May 10, 2012
A view of a rhino and its calf.

Reasons for legalising the rhino horn trade

Krugerpark News Information: John Hume is a game farmer in the Malalane area, south of the Kruger National Park (KNP). He is an ardent proponent for the legalisation of the trade
Rangers patrol the area in Kruger National Park.

Community stands up against rhino poaching

Krugerpark News Information: Members of the Matsulu community on the western border of the Kruger National Park (KNP) caught a suspected rhino poacher who was on the run after
A view of rangers giving a guests a guided bush walk.

Shooting in Kruger

Krugerpark News Information: The National Joint Operational Centre has opened an inquest docket into the deaths of a Kruger National Park (KNP) ranger and a member of the South
A view of two rhinos in their habitat.

Rhino poaching in the Kruger National Park | Media liaison channeled

Krugerpark News Information: All communication about rhino poaching to the media has been directed from SANParks to come from government. SANParks head of communications
A view of the groundwater that runs through Africa.

UK researchers extensively map Africas groundwater

Krugerpark News Information: Researchers estimate the total groundwater storage in Africa to be 0.66 million km3. "Not all of this groundwater storage is available for abstraction, but the
View of the pioneering vet from SANParks.

SANParks salutes pioneering wildlife vet

Krugerpark News Information: Toni Harthoorn, a wildlife veterinarian died in Pretoria at the age of 89. Harthoorn will be remembered for being part of a team that developed the
View of a giraffe grazing.

Niger rare giraffe population now number 310

Krugerpark News Information: In 1996, there were only 50 West African giraffe, 'giraffa camelopardalis peralta', in the world. The rare animal, distinguished by its light-coloured
Rangers who recieved an excellence award.

KNP awards its achievers for excellence

Krugerpark News Information: Solly Mathonse received the bravery award at the 12th Kruger National Park (KNP) Achievement Awards that took place on Friday, April 20 2012 in Skukuza
Three blue swallows chicks in a nest.

Blue swallow back hovers on the brink of extinction

Krugerpark News Information: The local Blue Swallow, Hirundo atrocaerulea, population is facing the risk of certain extinction if both their breeding and non-breeding habitats
A pair of lions interacting.

Poaching undermines wildlife-based land uses in Mozambique

Krugerpark News Information: A new TRAFFIC study, led by Peter Lindsey and Carlos Bento, implores the Mozambican government to review it's hunting coutada areas and zone it
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