ARTICLES RELATING TO SANPARKS

Kruger Park ranger busted for rhino poaching

2016-07-28 19:41

Two of the men tasked with leading anti-poaching operations in the Kruger National Park appeared in the Bushbuckridge Magistrate's Court on charges of rhino poaching on Thursday, SANParks said.

Kruger rangers receive specialised grenade launcher to fight poachers

2016-07-22 18:23

The fight against rhino poachers at the Kruger National Park has received a boost with the gift of a 40mm Under Barrel Grenade Launcher from a private company to SANParks.

Lowveld visitors cautioned about winter malaria

2016-07-03 16:19

Visitors to the Lowveld, especially those going to the Kruger National Park, should take precautions against malaria this winter.

Surgeons perform 'miracle' on hyena victim’s face

2016-06-27 19:21

It took surgeons eight hours to reconstruct a 15-year-old boy’s face after a hyena attacked him in the Kruger National Park, Netwerk24 reported on Monday.

Four groups identified in elephant poaching

2016-06-14 21:45

Kruger National Park officials have identified four groups of Mozambican poachers who kill elephants and hack out their tusks to sell them off illegally.

'Our livelihoods, traditions are under threat' - Langebaan net-fishers

2016-06-09 16:47

South Africa’s only traditional fishers, recognised as fully dependent on net-fishing for survival, are challenging a condition preventing them from accessing part of the Langebaan lagoon on the West Coast.

Sylvester finds new home

2016-05-26 18:04

Sylvester, the lion that escaped twice from Karoo National Park in the past year is being moved to Addo.

Karoo lion caught after latest escape

2016-03-31 18:02

A runaway lion who may be euthanased after repeatedly escaping from Karoo National Park has been re-captured.

Safety measures in place to capture Sylvester the lion - SANParks

2016-03-30 16:24

SANParks has assured the public that measures are in place to capture a lion that escaped from the Karoo National Park earlier this week, and that euthanising it would be a last resort.

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.

 

Kruger Park ranger survives buffalo attack by clinging onto its horns

2016-07-27 15:19

Kruger National Park regional ranger Don English has escaped major internal injuries after a he was attacked by a buffalo.

Caracal kills 20 penguins in 2 weeks near Simon's Town

2016-07-07 14:36

A caracal has killed at least 20 African penguins in two weeks at Burghers Walk in Simon's Town, the City of Cape Town says.

Hyena attack victim recovering

2016-06-29 19:51

The 15-year-old boy who was grabbed by a hyena and dragged by his face in the Kruger National Park is making 'remarkable progress'.

2 Kruger Park rangers in court over rhino horns worth R2m

2016-06-20 22:09

Two Kruger National Park rangers, allegedly found with rhino horns worth R2m, have appeared in the Bushbuckridge Magistrate's Court.

'Common understanding' that net fishing will be stopped in part of Langebaan lagoon

2016-06-09 21:12

Fishing restrictions at Langebaan lagoon were imposed to protect the integrity of the marine protected area, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Wildlife phone apps cause chaos in Kruger

2016-06-08 16:28

Phone apps that track wildlife sightings in the Kruger Park have caused a rise in road rage, road-kills and speeding as tourists rush to viewing spots, officials say.

‘Extremely skittish’ lion Sylvester given space to settle down

2016-04-03 08:56

Sylvester the lion will have minimal human contact for now so he can settle down at a boma in the Karoo National Park after his second escape, SANParks says.

Two African lions on the loose

2016-03-30 20:01

Kenyan officials have killed a lion after it strayed from a national park and attacked a man, while searchers in locally are looking for a lion that escaped for the second time since last year.

Lion on the loose in Beaufort West

2016-03-28 21:50

A search is under way in Beaufort West for a lion that escaped from the Karoo National Park, the South African National Parks says.

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.

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