ARTICLES RELATING TO SANPARKS

Drought hits KNP

2016-02-01 18:33

Officials in Kruger park are anticipating the deaths of some animals because of a drought afflicting the region.

Foot and Mouth vaccinations almost done

2015-12-20 15:25

All cattle in Matiani and four surrounding villages will be vaccinated against foot and mouth disease as authorities work to contain an outbreak in the area.

Simon's Town fire investigation more complicated than a 'crime scene'

2015-11-26 15:40

An arson investigator says it is difficult, but not impossible, to find clues as to how the devastating fire in Simon's Town started.

We'll take action against illegal waste dumping in Kruger - SANParks

2015-11-10 15:28

South African conservation authorities have expressed concerns about contractors irresponsibly dumping waste materials in the iconic Kruger National Park.

Fire out of control on Cape Town's Devil's Peak - SANParks

2015-09-24 21:34

A large fire is burning on Devil's Peak mountain, part of the Table Mountain National Park in Cape Town, SANParks says.

Kruger migrating rhino to safe havens

2015-08-04 21:33

As a helicopter hovers above, men emerge from the bush, using rope to haul a one-ton male white rhino they have sedated with a dart fired from the air.

Tourism, safety MECs to meet over Table Mountain attacks

2015-07-21 17:46

While MECs are set to meet over a spate of attacks on tourists and hikers on Table Mountain, statistics show that contact crime has dropped by half in the last five years.

Kruger Park guide not at fault for leopard attack - SANParks

2015-07-16 14:00

An investigation into the circumstances around an "unusual" leopard attack in the Kruger National Park has shown the tour guide who was attacked was not at fault.

Contralesa backs call for initiation school on Table Mountain

2015-07-15 12:07

Traditional leaders in the Western Cape have backed a proposal for initiation practices on Table Mountain and believe that land should be set aside for practices of other cultures too.

Poachers convicted of hunting in KNP

2015-07-07 19:03

Three poachers who claimed they were framed, have been found guilty of illegally hunting in the Kruger National Park.

 

Two suspected poachers killed in Kruger National Park

2016-01-13 21:57

Two suspected poachers were killed by game rangers in the Kruger National Park after refusing to surrender, Sanparks has said.

Kruger Park visitors warned of violent protests

2015-12-18 18:41

Tourists visiting the Kruger National Park have been warned to be cautious after protesters at the Palabora Mining Company and other mines pelted cars with stones and burnt some vehicles.

Simon’s Town fire may have been started deliberately

2015-11-20 13:16

A SANParks spokesperson says there are suspicions the fire that engulfed the southern Cape peninsula this week may have been started deliberately.

KNP gets new chief ranger

2015-11-04 16:34

A new chief ranger has been appointed at Kruger National Park with the huge task of stemming record levels of rhino poaching.

Suspected poacher's claims of sexual assault investigated

2015-09-09 13:56

The South African National Parks has denied any knowledge of a police case against Kruger National Park rangers accused of sticking a rifle up a rhino poaching suspect's anus, but police say an investigation has been opened.

We have 'innovative' ideas to keep Cape mountain users safe - MEC

2015-07-27 19:15

Using social media, technology, tour guides, cameras and drones in different ways are some of the proposals to make mountains safer in the Western Cape, Tourism MEC Alan Winde says.

Tracking Cape Town's urban caracals

2015-07-17 11:24

One of Cape Town's caracals died this week while crossing a busy freeway. Its death provides interesting data for a research project on how these animals act in an urban area.

No arrest after Lion's Head robbery

2015-07-15 17:32

A man who threatened hikers with a knife on Lion’s Head in Cape Town at the weekend is yet to be arrested.

Traditional leaders support Table Mountain initiations - ANCYL

2015-07-14 18:30

The ANCYL in the Western Cape claims it has the support of traditional leaders in its proposal to make a portion of Table Mountain national park available for young men undergoing initiation.

Innibos kicks off with rhino-care donation

2015-07-02 21:01

The annual Afrikaans cultural festival, Innibos, has raised R120 000 to help orphaned rhino at the Care for Wild centre in Mbombela.

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