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Rare Taita Falcon to be Closely Investigated

Krugerpark News Information: After being largely ignored for many years by conservation organisations, the Taita Falcon has now become an increasingly important priority in raptor
Kruger Park Times: The Olifants River Gorge

Kruger Gorge

Krugerpark News Information: The rehabilitation OF Massingir Dam could lead to the destruction of sections of The Olifants River gorge that has no parallels elsewhere in South Africa

Lions in the Village

Krugerpark News Information: During the early hours of Wednesday February 16, between five and seven lions decided to take a stroll down the main road through Skukuza village. At

HIV Awareness Campaign Undertaken In Kruger

Krugerpark News Information: An HIV/Aids Awareness campaign kicked off in the Kruger National Park on February 21, with a weeklong campaign aimed at reaching every staff member

Kruger History

Krugerpark News Information: A Trip Down Memory Lane with John Parsons, now residing in Graaf-Reinett: In 1955 I had never before seen the Kruger Park. From others, I had heard

The Flow Of Energy

Krugerpark News Information: As managers of natural systems, be it agricultural, commercial or wildlife, it is important to grasp the concept of energy flow. In natural or wildlife

Moon Cactus or Toukaktus

Krugerpark News Information: Moon Cactus or Toukaktus (Harrisia Martinii) Harrisia martinii (moon cactus or toukaktus), originating from South America (Argentina), was probably

Park Signs Memorandum Of Understanding To Benefit Communities

Krugerpark News Information: Communities bordering the Park will be the main beneficiaries of an agreement signed in the Kruger National Park (KNP), specifically relating to job and

Kruger Park Bees Under Threat From Parasites

Krugerpark News Information: In 1997 a deadly parasite entered South Africa, possibly sneaking into the country at Simonstad harbour in the Cape. Known as Varroa destructor, this

Picnics and Baboons

Krugerpark News Information: When Scott, Marolyn, Christy and Bobby were all visiting us we used to go on gameviewing drives almost daily. The best time for a short drive is in early

Game Rangers Pay Tribute To Ian Player

Krugerpark News Information: During an awards ceremony in Letaba Camp in Kruger on February 19th, the Game Rangers' Association of Africa (GRAA) honoured Dr Ian Player with a

Kyoto Protocol

Krugerpark News Information: Conservation organisations around the world are hailing the signing of the Kyoto Protocol as the first step towards slowing down global warming, but many

Phalaborwa Gate to be Upgraded

Krugerpark News Information: The Phalaborwa gate was voted as the gate of the year in the Kruger National Park last year. As the third busiest entrance to the park, it is scheduled

Draft List Of Threatened And Protected Species Published For Comment

Krugerpark News Information: The Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, published a draft list of threatened and protected species in the Government

Management Training in Park Continues

Krugerpark News Information: A management course was conducted from the Monday the 17th January 2005 until 18 February with a break of a week after every week. The purpose was to

Honorary Ranger Golf Day

Krugerpark News Information: A golf day is going to be held at the Kruger Park Lodge on the 16th April 2005. We are planning a two field for the day. The competition format is going

Orpen Gate

Krugerpark News Information: Since the early 1990s the Kruger Park has been hoping to move and upgrade the Orpen Gate of the Kruger National Park. There have been numerous setbacks
Kruger Park Times: Help The Park Count Its Carnivores

Carnivore Count

Krugerpark News Information: The site inspection for the proposed study of the effect that the silt in the Phalaborwa barrage is having on the Olifants River attracted 12 consultants

Hornbills Loose Ground

Krugerpark News Information: There is a very real possibility that South Africa may lose its Ground Hornbills within the near future if something radical is not done. This was one

BEE Scorecard Published for Comment

Krugerpark News Information: Final comments are being invited by the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism on the draft Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) scorecard which

Helicopter Pilot

Krugerpark News Information: Roy Stout was employed as a third pilot in the mid 70s to lighten the additional workload caused by the construction of the fence on the border of

Skukuza Track and Field Stars Shine

Krugerpark News Information: Over the last two weeks Skukuza Primary held their field and track events for their inter-house athletics meeting. Six records were broken altogether

Pocket Money For Poaching Prevention

Krugerpark News Information: When Robin Cook saw the first tin pleading for donations for the anti-poaching programmes in the Park he was hooked. Since that day in Mopani Camp, a

Strolling Home to Kruger

Krugerpark News Information: Induna, a mature bull elephant, decided that it was time to go for a walk only he ambled out of his home at Pongola Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu

Kruger Park May Benefit From New Helicopter Ambulance

Krugerpark News Information: Anyone suffering an accident in the Kruger National Park (KNP) may soon find help close at hand, both from Kruger's new emergency call centre and from
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