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Flies friend or foe

Krugerpark News Information: My original intention was to talk about a small insect flying around our house since the warmer weather started. On the look out for mosquitoes, it

Fixed wing census results 2005

Krugerpark News Information:  The annual fixed wing game census in the Park was completed toward the end of July this year. In 1998, Kruger adopted a distance sampling technique

Elephant breakouts ongoing

Krugerpark News Information: Seven young elephant bulls spent several days wandering outside of Kruger National Park (KNP) in the vicinity of the Crocodile River in mid September
A learner from Rethusitswe Primary planting a tree.

Eco schools celebrate Arbor Week

Krugerpark News Information: The Phalaborwa node of the World Wide Fund for Nature – South Africa Eco-Schools celebrated Arbor Day by planting trees in and around Namakgale

Debate ongoing for proposed new Kruger Park neighbours

Krugerpark News Information: The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process for a development planned on Kruger National Park's border is entering its final stages. The Lion's
Timbavati Reserve ranger and ANCYL on the day of anti-hunting protest.

ANC Youth League distances itself from antihunting protest march

Krugerpark News Information: Chris Mashego, co-ordinator of the ANC Youth League in Bohlabelo District, said the organisation has distanced itself from the anti-hunting march on

New eating experience

Krugerpark News Information: Dining in Kruger has taken a fresh new direction with the opening of the first Nature's Cafe in Skukuza on September 15, 2005. Aimed at the discerning
Elephants counted at Engelhardt Dam

12 467 Elephants counted in Kruger

Krugerpark News Information: This year the elephant census crew counted 12 467 elephants in the Kruger National Park, compared to the 11 454 in 2004

Secrets of the giant squid revealed

Krugerpark News Information: The giant squid, creature of myth and legend, has been captured on film for the first time by Japanese researchers working off the Bonin Islands, about
Connie Shivuri, currently a voluntary worker of Arise.

Poor people Arise and help the Letaba River

Krugerpark News Information: Over 100 of the poorest people in the Giyani area have already been employed in a poverty alleviation programme that will have direct benefits to the

Marula Seedlings outstrip others in Survival Challenge

Krugerpark News Information: Inside a rock-hard nut lie the precious seeds of the marula tree, a treasure for persistent squirrels and an amazing storehouse of energy that drives the

Lion Man Race

Krugerpark News Information: Jan Lambert of Pretoria won the grueling 80km Lion Man Mountain Bike Race in 3:25:32. The race took place at the Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate on October 1
Elephant with tusks.

Large illegal ivory market in Britain

Krugerpark News Information: Britain has been fingered as the biggest ivory trader in Europe, and has the ninth largest ivory trade in the world. The Independent reports on a study
The Houtboschrand teamclean up crew.

Kruger Clean-Up

Krugerpark News Information: The Central region of the Kruger National Park held a clean-up day on Friday, October 7, 2005. Teams targeted the roads between Nwanetsi, Olifants Camp
An aardvark caught in a snare.

Joining forces against poaching

Krugerpark News Information: A joint effort from conservation agencies and the community against environmental and general crime in the central lowveld is reaping benefits – up to a

International scientists to visit Orpen research facility

Krugerpark News Information: Distinguished scientists from Texas A & M University will be visiting the Hans Hoheisen research facility near Orpen Gate this month with a view to using

Exaggerated Threat to Tourism

Krugerpark News Information: It is interesting that visitors to our region display so little fear of long journeys in speeding automobiles, participation in hazardous adventure

Elephant named after Wilson

Krugerpark News Information: An emerging tusker has been named after Lance Corporal Wilson Ndlovu who was killed by an elephant while on patrol in Kruger earlier thisyear. The tusker

Culture and Natural Beauty on new tourism route in Limpopo

Krugerpark News Information: On the eve of Heritage Day, Phalaborwa saw the festive launch of a new tourism route that will celebrate the traditions and culture of the indigenous

Chess Champion Challenged

Krugerpark News Information: Paulo Origo, chancellor of the South African Chess Academy, challenged 25 opponents simultaneously to a chess game held at the Kamogelo Tourism

Burnt elephants recovering well

Krugerpark News Information: The 15 elephants rescued from the smoking veld of the Pilanesberg National Park are “progressing unbelievably well” according to JJ van Altena, wildlife

Breaking the Rules Could be a Costly Affair

Krugerpark News Information: Drivers who disobey the KNP “rules of the road” will also be in for the high jump if they Use un-roadworthy, unregistered or unlicensed vehicles in the

2004/5 A few milestones

Krugerpark News Information: In its 2004/2005 annual report, SANparks highlighted a number of milestones achieved during the year. Cheryl Carolus, chairperson of the board

Why do hippos open their mouths so wide?

Krugerpark News Information: Given their diet, why do hippos have to be able to open their mouths so wide, asks Cedric Dallas from Stellenbosch?
White giraffe in Tanzania.

White giraffe spotted in Tanzania

Krugerpark News Information: White lions, white elephants and now a white giraffe. Man has long been fascinated with nature's quirks, and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
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