Warning: Floods in Kruger
Areas in and around the Kruger National Park have recently experienced heavy rainfall. Several of the park entrance gates are closed until futher notice.
For regular updates regarding the floods in Kruger, please visit the SANParks website.
White & white
Whether you’re predator or prey, standing out in a crowd is probably Not A Good Thing. So why do some individuals lack the coloration that is the norm for their species? Tim Jackson explores the phenomena of albinism and leucism.
SALLY'S LION (part 4), as featured in The Other Animals of the Kruger National Park by Frank Watts
Action time! A herd of buffalo approach, and they don’t see the male lion, hidden behind a termite mound.
SALLY'S LION (part 3), as featured in The Other Animals of the Kruger National Park by Frank Watts
Frank approaches panic stations as the lions remain elusive. Will he have to break his promise to this special little girl?
SALLY'S LION (part 2), as featured in The Other Animals of the Kruger National Park by Frank Watts
A leopard stalking a porcupine, three large male cheetahs in the road – but no lions. Will Frank keep his promise?
SALLY'S LION (part 1) as featured in The Other Animals of the Kruger National Park by Frank Watts
When guide Frank Watts promised a specially challenged little girl that he would show her a lion, little did he know that Mother Nature had a lesson for him.
Universal access parks
The sights, smells and sounds of the wild are something everyone, regardless of physical or sensory abilities, needs to experience first hand. To have a hot breeze fill your nostrils with the perfume of bush, hear a lion’s roar reverberate across the veld and watch the scene unfold at a watering hole. Here are five suggestions to get you into the wilds.
The best braai wood
A braai is synonymous with holidays in the parks. Find out which wood is best for braaing – and good for the planet too.
Past treasures in the parks
History isn’t confined to dusty textbooks, it’s alive in the parks and reserves around our country. Visit these sites of interest and take a trip through time.
Love in the animal kingdom is, in one word, wild. Here are our top five love facts. By Roxanne Reid