WATCH: Taking flight with one of the world's rarest birds

2018-09-11 20:16

The northern bald ibis is one of the world's rarest birds. In the first project of its kind, conservationists in microlites are helping to reintroduce the species.

WATCH: How rhino droppings could help save species from extinction

2018-08-31 20:01

"Saving species with faeces". That's the name of a new initiative aimed at preventing global extinction of threatened species.

WATCH: Lewis Pugh completes mammoth channel swim from Land's End to Dover

2018-08-29 20:27

Endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh has completed his 560 kilometer swim along the length of the English Channel.

After surviving 420 million years, South Africa’s dinosaur fish could be in danger because of oil exploration

2018-08-20 11:14

The bright blue coelacanth, weighing as much as an average-sized man, were thought to be extinct until they were rediscovered. Now there are fears SA's only known colony could be wiped out due to new offshore drilling.

A rare Cape vulture survived tangling with a power line and being shipped to the US – only to be killed in a hailstorm this week

2018-08-08 11:07

Motswari was one of a critically small number of endangered Cape vultures in zoo breeding programmes. Then, on Monday, a hectic hailstorm hit the American zoo she called home.

Another endangered black rhino dies after Kenya transfer

2018-07-17 21:00

Kenyan authorities say a ninth critically endangered black rhino has died after being moved from the capital to a new wildlife park.

7 endangered rhinos dead in Kenya relocation bid: Official

2018-07-13 13:59

A Kenyan wildlife official says seven critically endangered black rhinos are dead following an attempt to move them from the capital to a national park hundreds of kilometers away.

Africa's iconic baobab trees dying off at alarming rate

2018-07-12 13:00

Africa's ancient baobab, with its distinctive swollen trunk and known as the "tree of life", is under a new and mysterious threat, with some of the largest and oldest dying abruptly in recent years.

'It's called conservation': US woman under fire for killing 'rare' giraffe in SA hits back

2018-07-04 10:09

A Kentucky-born woman sparked worldwide outrage on social media after posting pictures of a black giraffe she killed during a hunting trip in South Africa.

Manta ray transported back to ocean by helicopter

2018-06-21 18:38

This stunning film shows LeyLey, a manta ray, being airlifted from the Atlantis, Paradise Island Resort in the Bahamas and transported back to the ocean.


Hundreds of police enter German forest protest camp

2018-09-05 21:31

German news agency dpa is reporting that hundreds of police have entered a forest that protesters are trying to stop from being chopped down for a coal mine

How a plan to save Kenya's rhino left 11 dead in historic blunder

2018-08-30 06:25

Eleven of Kenya's precious black rhinos were transferred to a new home in what was supposed to be a routine operation in a country fabled for its conservation. But how did all of them end up dead?

An Elephant In My Kitchen: Without water, life stops

2018-08-20 13:48

When Lawrence and I first bought Thula Thula, I never understood his fixation with rain. To me it was a nuisance, because game drives aren't much fun for guests in a downpour, writes Françoise Malby-Anthony.

African white lion cubs stole their keeper’s hat and Mexican hearts, now you have a week to help name them (kids only)

2018-08-12 21:16

Children between 6 and 12 are invited to submit naming suggestions for the cute pair, born in captivity and hand-reared in Mexico.

WATCH: Crocodile captured on top of Victoria Falls Bridge

2018-08-06 08:49

The iconic Victoria Falls Bridge spanning the Zambezi River between Zimbabwe and Zambia had an unwelcome visitor on Sunday – a two-metre-long crocodile.

SA’s lion bone export quota set at 1 500 skeletons

2018-07-16 22:16

The environmental affairs department has approved an annual quota of 1 500 lion skeletons for export, it has announced.

On board the SA Agulhas 2: Ski Monkey paves the way to study the Indian Ocean

2018-07-12 13:23

The SA Agulhas tests out the Ski Monkey - a super sophisticated underwater camera, which is paving the way for the study of the depths of the Indian Ocean.

'It’s much crueller to let a giraffe die of old age’: SA experts weigh in on Tess Talley hunting outrage

2018-07-05 15:13

Despite strong social media backlash about a rare black giraffe that was killed by a US woman, hunting giraffes in South Africa is legal as long as the proper permission has been obtained from the game farm in question.

WATCH: Bloody carnage cleaned up after hyenas kill kudu in reception area of luxury Zim safari camp

It took five people approximately two hours to clean the bloody mess 14 hyenas left after killing a kudu bull in the main reception area of the Kavinga Safari Camp in Zimbabwe.

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WATCH: 14 hyenas kill Kudu bull in reception area of luxury Zim safari camp

2018-06-21 12:12

Dramatic video footage and photos have emerged of the bloody remains of a hyena kill – right in the foyer of a luxury Zimbabwe safari camp.

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