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Honorary Rangers procure chopper for anti-poaching mission
In an effort to clip the wings of unscrupulous poachers in the Kruger National Park, SANParks Honora...read more »

Facts & Faeces: Another Sh*t Day in Africa
A new (thankfully non scratch-and-sniff) birthday calendar makes a novelty stocking stuffer this Chr...read more »

SANParks vet explains death of famous leopard
Remember Langklaas, one of the Kgalagadi's finest leopards? SANParks has released a full case report...read more »

Prayer against rhino poaching
On Saturday 11 October staff members of the Kruger National Park joined with church members of vario...read more »

90 Wild dogs in iMfolozi
Wild Card reader Chris Knight describes a recent trip to the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park and his run-in w...read more »

Tankwa: map me pleeeeeze!
The vastness of the Tankwa Karoo has just been mapped and the long-awaited first edition is due for ...read more »

North vs South: two different kinds of Kruger tourists?
While the differences between Kruger’s north and south are rather obvious, there are more subt...read more »

Important entry info for parks
The Wild Card is your ticket to more than 80 conservation areas in South Africa and Swaziland. Make ...read more »

What is delaying your Wild Card?
If you have not yet received your Wild Card, it is most likely because some member information is mi...read more »

Skukuza Safari Lodge: your questions answered
SANParks recently announced plans for a new lodge in the Kruger National Park. With passionate park ...read more »

101 Kruger Tales
Book editor Jeff Gordon has compiled 101 tales from visitors to the Kruger National Park – eac...read more »

Wild Card contest highlights brilliant parks staff
Last month, we asked you to send us your stories of parks staff who went the extra mile to make your...read more »

Msinsi - Albert Falls

A wonderful haven for the keen birder and the game viewing and water sports enthusiast. Here hundreds of visitors fish for bass, enjoy recreational motor-boating and take advantage of the tranquil thornveld that is bursting with wildlife.
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In pursuit of flowers

Surprise sightings amazed a botanist from Rugby, England, who spent 18 weeks on his hands and knees in the Cape Floral Kingdom. Photos and text by Ian Whitehead.