ARTICLES RELATING TO SANPARKS

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.

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.

 

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.

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.

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