The next issue of Wild is due out early in September. We take a peek between the covers. Where to go and what to do? If you are yearning for the outdoors, just look where our talented writers and photographers have been. Wild28-Spring-2014-PAGE

Karoo National Park: Much more than a stopover, it is the heart of our heartland. We travel to its furthest reaches.

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Swaziland: Adventure, adrenalin, ambiance, affordability – Mlilwane gets straight A’s as an action-packed playground.

Serene escapes: Need to recharge your batteries? Look no further than one of these five havens of calm.

Forest fix: Only a handful or indigenous forests remain in South Africa, and most of them are situated on Wild Card properties.

Kgalagadi lions: Lions in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park are facing a potential population crash. A husband and wife team of researchers is spending two years with these famous predators to figure out what’s going on.

Photography

  • Spell-binding photos of newborns.
  • Rain clouds – don’t pack away your camera. Tips to make the most of wet conditions.

Plus Bumper Birding

  • Finfoot Trail: To spot a finfoot is a birding dream for many. Imagine seeing them close to city comforts.
  • Follow the leader: Large birds often fly in specific formations. How do they avoid collision?
  • Name changes: Who gets to make the decisions?
  • The sound of spring: The voices of cuckoos are a sure sign that winter is over.

Click here to read Wild 28 online.