The President took charge of the crisis, showed the authoritarians in Cabinet that he's still the boss, writes Adriaan Basson.
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A lion that was on the loose and killing local livestock near the KwaZulu-Natal community of Dundee has been shot dead by a farmer, authorities have confirmed.
Four men are expected to appear in court on Tuesday after they were caught in possession of protected flora and a rhino horn in Citrusdal in the Western Cape.
A duiker impaled on a palisade fence in Fourways, Johannesburg, has been rescued and treated on the scene by a private emergency response group.
Cats should be kept indoors during the coronavirus pandemic, the FDA said, and pet owners should avoid other people's pets.
From a dachshund that made friends with a hedgehog to a tiger cub that befriended puppies, animal friendships can be unexpected but incredibly cute.
The coronavirus has emptied Venice of millions of tourists since the beginning of March and its waters are no longer stirred by the thousands of boats, taxis, vaporetti, and gondolas that usually cross it.
As South Africa enters its fifth week of a nationwide lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, pet owners have had more than enough time to spend with their four-legged companions. Watch.
"Even the sheep in Ebbw Vale are having McDonald's withdrawals," Andrew Thomas wrote on his Facebook.
A pit bull-cross puppy named Bruno was allegedly viciously attacked with a chainsaw during the Easter weekend as he tried to protect his owner.
On World Health Day, South Africa and governments around the world are urged to heed the coronavirus 'tipping point' and ban wildlife trade to reduce risk of future pandemics.
A rescued duiker that was impaled on a palisade fence in Fourways, Johannesburg did not survive the ordeal.
Wearing tiny yellow boots, goggles, and a protective suit, Harley 'el Tuerto', a pug trained as a therapy dog, begins a new journey to relieve the stress of medical staff fighting the novel coronavirus at a Mexico City hospital.
A quote out of context suggesting that the novel coronavirus may have originated in South Africa leads to a virtual meltdown on social media.
You can feel comforted with virtual views of baby goats, snow leopard cubs, and sleeping koalas no matter where you are in the world.
Durban snake catcher Nick Evans recently rescued this massive 2.4m black mamba, which managed to lodge itself in the engine compartment of a truck in Phoenix, Durban.
Those who miss the call of the wild during lockdown can take part in virtual safaris, and watch webcams positioned at watering holes.
Nature photography competitions collect the best photos of animals from around the world. Here's a selection of photos from five different contests.
Dolphins at the Texas State Aquarium were thrilled to meet Chico the sloth, but Chico only opened his eyes a few times to look at them.
With sports off the air, Andrew Cotter's dogs have become the MVPs of quarantine. He's shared videos of the games on Twitter.
The South African National Defence Force communications office told News24 this week the uniforms and weapons shown in a video, which was taken by a neighbour, of Bonzo's shooting were not those worn and carried by its soldiers.
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