ARTICLES RELATING TO SANPARKS

Ray of hope for Knysna's fynbos

2017-06-24 08:53

The catastrophic fire in Knysna and surrounds has given the fynbos and vegetation in the area an opportunity for a fresh start, with SANParks even making free indigenous trees available for affected homeowners in the scarred landscape.

Speculation that suspected poacher was a former game ranger

2017-05-16 22:40

SANParks officials have declined to confirm or comment on speculation that a suspected rhino poacher who was shot and killed by park rangers was a former Kruger National Park ranger.

Crowd swamps rescuers for selfies with escaped lions

2017-05-10 11:07

An overeager crowd stormed the team of rescuers tasked with recovering lions that had escaped from the Kruger National Park for a glimpse of, or even a selfie with, the wild animals.

Second Kruger National Park lion recaptured, 3 others spotted

2017-05-09 16:25

Authorities say they are closing in on the Kruger National escaped lions after darting and capturing the second of five big cats.

Authorities closing in on escaped lions

2017-05-09 13:12

Authorities are closing in on three of the five lions that escaped the Kruger National Park.

SANParks employee, cop arrested for alleged rhino poaching

2017-03-29 18:31

A SANParks employee and a police officer are among 13 suspected rhino poachers arrested in the Kruger National Park.

SANParks ranger dies in 'accidental' shooting

2017-03-21 22:09

South African National Parks says one of its rangers died in an accidental shooting at Lower Sabie in the Kruger National Park.

Heavy rains breathe life into Kruger Park

2017-01-10 19:26

Despite flooding which closed roads in the Kruger National Park, management has expressed relief that the heavy rains in the area have brought welcome solace to animals dying from the severe drought.

SANParks rangers in 4-hour Table Mountain rescue

2016-12-12 21:14

About 20 SANParks officials helped rescue an unidentified person who fell on Table Mountain on Monday morning.

What motivates SA citizens to poach rhino?

2016-09-27 08:03

Forced removals, poverty and Robin Hood-style "justice" are some of the reasons why South Africans from poor communities willingly work with international rhino poaching syndicates, says a researcher.

 

Escaped lions back in Kruger after casual walk on the wild side

2017-05-17 17:27

They may have enjoyed their time on the wild side, but for five lions who escaped from the Kruger National Park, home is where the heart is.

Escaped Kruger Park lion could be 'anywhere'

2017-05-11 13:17

A missing lion which escaped with four others from the Kruger National Park can be anywhere, SANParks has said.

Fourth Kruger Park National Park lion recaptured

2017-05-09 18:26

Authorities have successfully recaptured four of the five lions believed to have escaped from the Kruger National Park.

Authorities capture one Kruger National lion

2017-05-09 14:30

Authorities have darted and captured one of five lions that escaped the Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga.

Kruger park employee killed in elephant attack

2017-03-31 19:33

A Kruger National Park employee has been killed in an elephant herd attack and another was badly hurt.

Talks end protest at Kruger Park's Pafuri gate

2017-03-22 18:46

An 11th-hour meeting between protesting residents of Ha-Mutele and the Kruger National Park’s management has put the brakes on a protest at the park’s Pafuri gate.

Signal Hill blaze contained

2017-01-13 22:06

A fire that broke out on Signal Hill on Friday has been contained, a city official said.

'Bored children' starting fires a problem - SANParks

2016-12-13 06:20

Authorities in the Western Cape have expressed their frustration with children entertaining themselves by starting fires during the holiday season.

More than 20 suspected rhino poachers nabbed at Kruger

2016-11-12 09:03

More than 20 would-be rhino poachers have been arrested and several firearms recovered in the Kruger National Park.

A sense of national pride in our parks

2016-09-18 06:09

South Africans are people of the land. Our country is richly endowed with natural resources, including plants, animals, rivers, marine areas and mountains, unspoilt forests, parks and unique ecosystems – some of these are found only here, and nowhere else on earth.

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