Category Kruger National Park

Air support for anti poaching unit

Seeker Seabird at Skukuza

December is a month of gifts, but the ranger corps of the Kruger National Park received this year a very special one. It was not Santa Claus, but members of the Ichikowitz Family Foundation who teamed up with SANParks at the beginning of this month to hand over the Seeker Seabird. This state-of-the-art surveillance air ... Read more...

A snake in the car bonnet

Snake car bonnet

Because nature is unpredictable, people always have new stories to tell when visited the Kruger. A South African couple can ad quite an interesting story to their list after visiting the Park recently during their vacation in Hazyview. They were hoping to see a pride of lions but instead they had a far more spectacular ... Read more...

Sad update on rhino poaching

Rhino

During the last World Rhino Day (September) we asked everyone again to be aware of the increasing problem of rhino poaching. It is sad to report that we’ve already exceeded the numbers of poached rhinos this year compared to last year.  The latest statistics show a total number of 570 rhinos killed in South Africa ... Read more...

Heron goes fishing

Heron catching fish

A lot of our guests experience impressive and sometimes rare sightings when visiting the Kruger. This time, Ilse and Robert-Jan (from the Netherlands) went in at Phabeni gate and drove to Lake Panic bird hide to try and make a few nice pictures. A goliath heron was fishing and Ilse had her camera ready to ... Read more...

Another battle at Kruger

leopards battle

Not far after entering the Kruger National Park, a tourist couple recently came upon a very unusual ‘battle at Kruger’: a leopard was stalking a three-meter long python. The leopard planned its attack for several minutes and then bit the huge reptile in its thick neck, just behind the head. After a few minutes of ... Read more...

World Rhino Day 22.Sep

stop rhino poaching

Today is World Rhino Day, a day when we ask everyone to be aware of the facts and figures regarding rhino poaching. The rhino has existed on earth for over 50 million years. As mega-grazers, they have a critical impact on the ecosystem by clearing vegetation, maintaining grasslands, reducing fire hazards, fertilizing soil and dispersing ... Read more...

Unusual sighting with ‘Battle at Kruger’ guide

Rhino midden

We like to book our guests for a game drive in the Kruger National Park with Frank Watts, guide of the ‘Battle at Kruger’ YouTube video (with almost 68 million views!). Of course Frank cannot control ‘Mother Nature’ but with his knowledge and experience he can often ad something special to a safari in our ... Read more...

Dreamfields guests support anti poaching

Impala with snare

Of course we all support the anti poaching of our beloved wild animals. But our guests paid a special contribution to the anti poaching. On their drive in the Kruger National Park, they reported the sighting of an impala with a huge lump and a snare around his neck to members of the anti poaching unit ... Read more...

A croc-sized snack

Huge croc with warthog in Kruger

These pictures taken in the Kruger National Park are just incredible: The animal in the croc`s jaws is a full-grown warthog, from this it can be deduced that the croc is over a metre in height and many metres long. Click here to have a look at the Wildcard blog for more information and pictures. Read more...

Sad update on Rhino Poaching Statistics

www.stoprhinopoaching.com

Poachers have killed 220 rhinos since the beginning of the year, according to a statement released by the Department of Environmental Affairs on May 21. The Kruger National Park, Limpopo, North West and KwaZulu-Natal remain the hardest hit by rhino poachers- collectively accounting for 207 of the rhinos killed this year alone. 133 Rhinos were ... Read more...

 

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