Lion vs buffalo
When two of the big five battle it out, the sighting can be spectacular – but one side always wins. Turi Birrer witnessed a lion and buffalo attack on his drive from the Timbavati towards Satara.
Captured Experiences Banquet
The Wild magazine team are excited about the upcoming Captured Experiences Banquet. We’ve been following the competition since the start and have featured many of the winning photographs in our monthly email newsletters.
Fortune favours the brave
When a lion mock-charges, you hold your ground, they say ... Otherwise it’s tickets.
A closed bridge from Upington towards the Augrabies Falls National Park should not prevent you from visiting. "The water levels are very impressive. Water flow is at 5000 cubic meters per second – double the figure of last year's floods," says Communication Manager Henriette Engelbrecht.
Your Wild Card Questions
In our Q & A we answer your most pertinent questions. Why should I purchase the new Wild Card? What should I take along to gain access at parks? Does Cape Point fall under the CapeNature Cluster?
In the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park Daniel Dolpire came across about nineteen black backed jackals as they fought over a wildebeest carcass. "Only six could feed off the carcass at a time, but every now and then, another couple wanted to get their share and then the fighting began!"
Wider wanderings for Addo
When the fences came down between the main game area and the Colchester section of Addo Elephant National Park, nature lovers sat up and noticed. But have the elephants and other big game moved in yet? By Nanine Steenkamp
A rainy day surprise at Pride Rock, near Pretoriuskop
When it rained on our recent trip to Pretoriuskop, Kruger National Park's oldest rest camp, we were sorely disappointed. But you never know what to expect in the wilds ...
Update from Mapungubwe, by Fhatuwani Mugwabana, Park Manager.
Find out about the latest developments at Mapungubwe. Park Manager Fhatuwani Mugwabana tells us about the park's exciting plans.
Goue Jare - Die verhaal van die Nasionale Krugerwildtuin 1947-1991 by Dr U de V (Tol) Pienaar
The end of 2010 saw the publication of the second part of the hefty history of Kruger National Park, written by a former chief director of SANParks. In 671 pages it offers an authentic and chronological account of events, people, animals, plants and places in the park.