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.

How a poaching crime scene is processed

During a media tour to the Kruger National Park, the environmental crime investigative unit takes us through processing a crime scene.

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How the drought is affecting the Kruger National Park

2016-09-08 20:04

The current drought has a stranglehold on the Kruger National Park, but not all the effects are negative, a SANParks official has said.

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'.


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.

To save rhino, we need to save the poor - SANParks scientist

2016-09-14 10:10

The key to successfully battling rhino poaching may be depended on aiding poor communities living around South Africa's national parks, a SANParks scientist has told Parliament.

How the Kruger spent R250m on anti-poaching

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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.

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