Namaqua National Park covers a remarkable diversity of habitats, ranging from arid uplands famous for spectacular wildflower blooms, to rolling coastal dunes and rugged coastline. At first glance the landscape appears devoid of wildlife.
Aesop’s fable, about the boy who cried wolf, warns children that too many lies told too often, will result in nobody taking you seriously.
There is reason for celebration in the Addo Elephant National Park (AENP) this year, as it has been a decade since the proclamation of the Bird Island Marine Protected Area (MPA) off Algoa Bay.
Are you heading to the Kruger National Park for a weekend getaway or taking friends from overseas for a week-long trip? Here are a few things you should never do during your visit.
Ever wondered if you are imagining that the elephant in the Addo Elephant National Park are very relaxed? Particularly if you’ve driven around other national parks where these animals roam, and had to do a quick reverse in the face of flapping ears and loud trumpeting.
While it is no secret that brown hyena roam the Mountain Zebra National Park, little is known about their movement and the exact number of the current population nestled here in the Eastern Cape.
While sungazers are often seen basking next to their burrows looking up at the sun, conservationists are looking further ahead for them – straight into the history books.
Vultures play an important role in the ecosystem, and if not managed properly, they may face extinction.
The quiver tree, Aloe dichotoma, is an iconic plant species and their distribution limited to the blistering, stony semi-desert areas in the Northern Cape and southern Namibia where they are a conspicuous feature of the landscape.
What can monitoring mosquitoes and other blood-feeding insects in national parks tell you about diseases in humans?
The chopper quiets down as it lands amid grass and dust is blown up from the rotors. A team of journalists eagerly approaches the sleeping animal, his leathery ear covering his eye. Hands move over his tusks, ears, trunk and feet with constant commentary about this close encounter. The experienced team working on the animal is mainly interested in the large veins at the back of the ear and immediately cut to the chase.