ARTICLES RELATING TO SANPARKS

Three alleged rhino horn syndicate masterminds arrested

2019-08-16 08:46

Three suspects believed to be the masterminds behind an alleged rhino horn syndicate are expected in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court following their arrest.

Duke the doggie detective found safe after skirmish with poachers

2019-07-25 05:12

The SA National Parks is relieved that one of its star tracker dogs was found after disappearing during an armed skirmish with poachers he had sniffed out in the Kruger National Park.

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WATCH: SANParks sets record straight on Kruger Park impala 'theft' video

South African National Parks has reassured members of the public that the events captured in a video circulating online, showing men loading a dead impala into an unmarked vehicle in the Kruger National Park, is "above board".

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Distraught dad relives moment leopard killed his 2-year-old son - report

2019-06-07 10:53

The father of two-year-old Courtney Ntimane, who was killed by a leopard in the Kruger National Park, has described his pain over the horrific attack.

Animals electrocuted after Eskom power line collapses in Kruger National Park

2019-05-09 09:52

South African National Parks has confirmed that an elephant, giraffe and a vulture have been electrocuted in the Kruger National Park.

Narrow escape for Kruger Park rangers after elephant attacks

2019-04-02 16:14

Two field rangers have survived a close encounter with an angry elephant when the animal attacked them while they were on patrol.

PICS: Relief after lion captured, more than 300km away from where he escaped

2019-03-14 14:05

SANParks authorities are celebrating the capture of the lion which escaped from the Karoo National Park.

Rangers get brief glimpse of escaped Karoo Park lion

2019-02-22 13:31

Rangers and trackers have briefly spotted the lion that escaped from the Karoo National Park.

Police hunt for pair who held up, shot at Cape Town hikers

2019-02-20 19:39

Two robbers who held up a pair of hikers and shot one in the leg in Simon's Town remain at large, according to Western Cape police.

SANParks employee, 3 accomplices arrested for alleged poaching at Kruger

2019-02-16 08:56

Further arrests could be made after a South African National Parks (SANParks) employee and three other suspected poachers were arrested in the Kruger National Park in an intelligence driven operation, the managing body has confirmed.

 

Kruger Park battling latest scourge: Snares and growth in bushmeat trade

2019-08-01 13:07

An increased demand for bushmeat has triggered a syndicate that has set 3 000 snares in the Kruger National Park in the past year.

Kruger Gate closed owing to protests - SANParks

2019-07-10 09:22

Guests travelling to and from the Kruger National Park have been advised that the Kruger Gate is inaccessible due to protests.

PICS: Car wrecked as angry elephant attacks in Kruger National Park

2019-06-18 09:05

A woman says she thought it was the end when an elephant charged and wrecked her car in the Kruger National Park.

Pollution, bacteria testing taking place in Knysna Estuary

2019-05-21 13:21

Regular pollution and bacteria testing has revealed a concentrated presence of E. coli bacteria in the Knysna Estuary, a SANParks spokesperson says.

Blue Scorpions shut down Constantia man's water-selling operation

2019-04-12 05:51

The Department of Water and Sanitation's "Blue Scorpions" have issued Constantia resident Paul Baise with a directive to stop selling water from a mountain stream.

Balule elephant hunters acquitted, despite eyewitness reports

2019-03-28 07:34

Balule Associated Nature Reserve in Limpopo has justified the killing of a young elephant bull in front of tourists as an "act of self-defence".

'It's becoming a tourist' - Escaped Karoo Park lion takes down 5 sheep near Sutherland

2019-03-12 13:02

The lion that escaped from the Karoo National Park near Beaufort West four-and-a-half weeks ago has been tracked near the town of Sutherland, some 300km from where he started his journey.

Helicopter, trackers fail to find escaped Karoo lion

2019-02-21 11:39

The lion that escaped from the Karoo National Park, outside Beaufort West, has still not been found, despite the use of trackers and a helicopter.

Rangers hot on the trail of escaped Karoo Park lion

2019-02-19 13:16

Rangers trying to track down a lion that escaped from the Karoo National Park near Beaufort West.

Meet Oupoot, the only elephant left in the entire Knysna forest

2019-02-15 06:27

Where a herd of elephant a thousand strong once roamed the mighty Knysna forest and surrounding regions at the southern tip of Africa until the 1800s and 1900s, a single cow now dwells its leafy footpaths.

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