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Fighting for Fish
Happy hunting ended up in a fishy crime scene at the Girivana waterhole near Satara when Wild member...read more »

Wild Card membership fees adjusted
The cost of Wild Card membership has been adjusted in line with the annual conservation fee increase...read more »

Cape kloofing trails open for summer
Kloofing season in the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve opens on 1 November 2015. It’s your c...read more »

Cute or killer: Kgalagadi ground squirrels
While this chap looks like the sweetest little predator you’ll ever see, there could be a simp...read more »

Book Review: The Ultimate Companion for Birding in Southern Africa
Wild Card editor Romi Boom reviews The Ultimate Companion for Birding in Southern Africa&n...read more »

Peace for Pangolins
Pangolins may become extinct before they are even known. They may not hold the beauty of tigers, the...read more »

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 »

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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6 Bat Myths Busted: Are They Really Blind?

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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.