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Top spots for ticking rare sightings

Over the years, we’ve had the privilege of visiting 18 of South Africa’s national parks. Aside from big and impressive wildlife, we’re more than often surprised by our parks’ lesser seen mammal species. But where to find them? Judging by our adventures, the Kruger, Kgalagadi, Mokala and Mountain Zebra national parks rarely disappoint.

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‘A lesson to all elephant enthusiasts’

There’s many a tale of wildlife lovers underestimating the power and speed of Africa’s grey giants. Especially in the Kruger National Park, where ellie roadblocks are a regular occurrence. One Wild traveller found out what happens when close is too close.

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Snake quiz: test your knowledge

Summer means snake season as these cold-blooded reptiles make the most of basking in the sun. But just how much do you know about snakes? Take part in our snake quiz and stand a chance to win a comprehensive snake guide worth R370.

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Birds of a feather pilfer together

Sociable weavers are cute, gregarious birds, renowned for the massive nests they build. But just how far would they go for the right nesting material? This nature photographer’s discovery could ruffle quite a few feathers.

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Kruger’s grieving zebras?

After spotting a dead Burchell’s zebra foal in the Kruger National Park, we were privy to a series of touching and extraordinary events. Was what we witnessed a collective grieving ritual by a herd of zebras?

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