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Vultures feeding on a carcass.

Study Shows Elephant Vulture Conflict

Krugerpark News Information: A study carried out on the conservation status of raptors in Swaziland has highlighted the effect that elephants can potentially have on birds of prey
Bruce Leslie’s section in Malelane won the award for the best section.

Section Ranger Learns About Seychelles Wildlife

Krugerpark News Information: Malelane section ranger Bruce Leslie is currently in the Seychelles on a skills exchange programme, which will see him sharing the knowledge gained over
Grazing herds of Buffalo.

Saving Buffalo from Bovine Tuberculosis

Krugerpark News Information: For the last five years Dr Lin-Mari de Klerk- Lorist has devoted her time to the study of bovine tuberculosis (BTB) in buffalo, with the hope of finding

Samango Monkeys

Krugerpark News Information: Paging through an old Custos magazine we came across an article about the reintrodruction of Samango monkeys into Kruger, and wondered what happened
Entrance to Skukuza Nursery

New Skukuza Boardwalk To Showcase Wetlands

Krugerpark News Information: A wetland boardwalk is due to be launched soon in the Kruger National Park, starting in the Skukuza nursery car park. Over 260 metres long, the boardwalk

More Science, More Debate, But No Action Yet On Culling

Krugerpark News Information: The minister of environmental affairs and tourism, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, has supported the idea of further research into the management dilemmas

Lion Contraception Helps Solve Management Issues

Krugerpark News Information: To many game-viewing tourists, an African bush experience is not complete without a sighting of the king of beasts, the lion. This means that many

Kruger Gives Wings To a Passion For Birds

Krugerpark News Information: Geoff Lockwood has birding in his veins, and his fascination with birding began in the Kruger National Park (KNP). He first visited Kruger with his

Kruger e-field Guide Creator Battles Cancer

Krugerpark News Information: Douw “Swannie” Swanepoel, former Kruger section ranger renowned for bringing computer-age technology to the ancient art of tracking and for developing an

Kruger Call Centre Handles Wide Variety of Calls

Krugerpark News Information: The Kruger Emergency Call Centre has now been up and running for just over a year. It receives around five calls a day, ranging from traffic accidents

Crocodile Bridge Flooded

Krugerpark News Information: At about 11h30 on Friday January 27, the Crocodile River flowed over and submerged the bridge to Crocodile Bridge Rest Camp in the Park. Visitors had

Contributions Sought From Youth On Environmental Report

Krugerpark News Information: Young people aged between 14 and 35 are being encouraged to help create a version of the South African State of the Environment Report that is more
Dr Anton Rupert

Conservationists Mourn Rupert’s Death

Krugerpark News Information: Condolences have flooded in from around the world to the family of Anton Rupert, who died in his sleep at the age of 89 on January 19, 2005

Bovine TB Under The Spotlight

Krugerpark News Information: The death of two buffalo from advanced bovine tuberculosis just kilometres from the Kruger National Park's border with Zimbabwe and the death of six

Big Elephant Cows Are The Bosses

Krugerpark News Information: When it comes to social interactions in female elephants, bigger is better is the finding of a new study published in the journal Animal Behaviour

Adjusting To Krugers Pace

Krugerpark News Information: A little over 12 months ago, after several days of travel and having crossed two entire continents, I discovered a new land. A land which is sparsely
A young impala on its way to the Letaba River in the Kruger National Park.

Water of Life

Krugerpark News Information: October month has been referred to as suicide month in the Kruger National Park. Conditions are hot, dry and dusty, bleak, barren and dead. It is also

Tail Hairs Reveal Elephant’s Dietary Preferences

Krugerpark News Information: Elephant tail hairs and satellite tracking collars are being linked up to help find out where best to establish sanctuaries to protect elephants
Some of the Satara staff members as they celebrated.

Satara Staff Celebrate Best Camp Award

Krugerpark News Information: The Satara staff celebrated both the end of 2005 and their achievement as being chosen best camp for 2005 on the last day of December. The party was held

Post-Graduate Conservation Scholarships Available

Krugerpark News Information: Competition will be stiff, but the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) currently has eight graduate scholarships available for students who wish to

Participate in Managing your Water Resources

Krugerpark News Information: The Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (Dwaf) has called for water users to stand up and take part in decisions that affect them through the

Over 320 Fines Issued Before New Year In Kruger

Krugerpark News Information: Living up to executive director Dr Bandile Mkhize's promise that guests breaking the laws of the Kruger National Park (KNP) would be shown no mercy

Mysteries of Bee Flight Revealed

Krugerpark News Information: For almost 70 years scientists and engineers have been mocked for being unable to explain how bees fly, but researchers at Caltech and the University

Lodge Burns Down In Southern Kruger | January 2006

Krugerpark News Information: Just five days before Christmas two bangs, the second louder than the first, heralded the start of a fire which burnt the main building of the luxury

Hippos Cause Lethal Algae Bloom in Man-Made Dams

Krugerpark News Information: A spot of forensic detective work by Kruger National Park (KNP) and state veterinarians has revealed the cause of a number of animal deaths that occurred
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