Caught in mid-air
We were blown away by the YouTube video taken by Martha van Rensburg of a leopard stalking and then taking down an impala. Martha also managed to capture the kill on her camera in a dramatic sequence of photographs.
ELEPHANT ESCAPADES AT TEMBE
Tembe’s great tusker Isilo enjoys a game of hide and seek. At night, he frequents the lodge, strolling along the pathways in camp. By daybreak, he has vanished into the Maputaland thickets. By Romi Boom
The inside track to Kruger sightings
Want to know where Kruger’s wildlife is hanging out? Latest Sightings offers real-time updates so you can keep track of animal locations throughout the park. Nadav Ossendryver talks to Wild about his brainchild.
Witness a lion hunt
Kruger National Park with its big lion population is one of the Top 10 destinations world-wide to encounter lions, but thick bush can make it hard to see a kill. Here’s how to optimise your chances.
Wildlife filmmaker: Meet Katy Johnson
Katy Johnson is a producer and director for the Southern African Natural History Unit (SANHU), the people who bring us weekly wildlife clips on the Wild Card website. Katy’s clips give us a dose of the African bush, and make us long for it even more than we already do! We chat to Katy to find out more about her job and what she loves most.
Wildlife filmmaker: Meet Katy Johnson Part 2
Katy Johnson of the Southern African Natural History Unit (SANHU) tells us what it’s like to be involved in making wildlife films. Read our Q & A.
In Travels in the Kalahari, Roxanne Reid recounts her many adventures in this thirstland. She's been going to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park for over 25 years and has slept under the stars, tracked cheetah and even seen lions mate! Read this extract from the e-book, where Roxanne writes about the elusive Kalahari truffle.
Take part in the Birding Big Day
Every year BirdLife South Africa organises a Birding Big Day, an opportunity for birders to put their skills to the test while raising funds for bird conservation. The 2012 Birding Big Day will take place on Saturday 24 November.
Tourist guide Klaus Schindler had a fantastic sighting on his recent trip to the Kruger Park. The following sequence took place very quickly but left a marked impression on Klaus and his guests. It even inspired him to purchase a better quality lens...
Fun at the riverside
Make the most of the summer by going to a river near you. You'll have a great outing!