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Wellness in the wilds

Spending time in nature is a fantastic way to re-centre and rejuvenate. From a yoga retreat to a soothing...

11 April 2019: Caracal talk

Join us for a presentation by the Urban Caracal Project to learn how Cape Town’s caracal survive on the...

World Sparrow Day 2019

Sparrows are probably the most common birds in the world, yet they’re often overlooked. World Sparrow Day, celebrated on...

Autumn trip planner: Sunset drives

What better way to revel in the glory of an African sunset than on a game drive? Picture thrilling...

Enchanting forest stays

Spending time in a forest is good for the soul. Stay at one of these charming woodland retreats to...
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Photo Stories

Blue wildebeest bulls clash horns in the Kgalagadi

When it comes to the Kgalagadi, one thing is for sure: you never know what dramatic scene may await at the next turn. These Wild travellers’ pit stop turned into a nail-biting encounter when two irritable blue wildebeest bulls squared off – and they weren’t just horning around. By Gaynor Siljeur

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Books

Beachcombing in South Africa: discover shoreline treasures

How often do we wander along the beach and find ourselves captivated by a beautiful seashell? Rudy van der Elst, author of the new book, Beachcombing in South Africa, gives us some insight into the origins and life stories of strandline creatures and other beach finds. You’ll see South Africa’s beaches are overflowing with treasures – you never know what you might stumble upon. By Gaynor Siljeur

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Inspiration

World Wildlife Day: 5 reasons you need a Wild Card

On 3 March each year we commemorate World Wildlife Day. And there’s no better way to appreciate our incredible wildlife than with a Wild Card. Make beautiful memories with your own personal passport to southern Africa’s most remarkable parks and reserves. Here are five great ways a Wild Card helps you treasure our wild animals.

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News

Sylvester the lion’s new life in Addo

The country’s most talked about lion, Sylvester, who twice escaped and went wandering about the Karoo, has since moved to a new home and started a family. Wild checks in on his new life in Addo Elephant National Park.

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Wild’s best reads for summer 2018

The summer holidays are just the time to immerse yourself in the natural world with gripping book. These wild reads are touching, funny, beautiful and inspiring.

Meet RhODIS, a technology connecting poachers to their crimes

RhODIS, developed by the Veterinary Genetics Laboratory at the University of Pretoria, is a groundbreaking initiative, connecting poachers to their crimes and defending the rhino population.