Posts – Wildlife

'Hops and Hippos' safaris

American company Africa Adventure Consultants is selling a fantastic South African ‘Hops and Hippos’ safari.

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Winter specials to heat up the cold months in the Cape!

With discounts of up to 40%, SANParks’s Cape region is offering some tempting winter stays in the coming months.

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Guest post: Kruger National Park

  • 03 June 2013 by Ana Fañanás

Ana Fañanás visited South Africa as part of the #MeetSouthAfrica bloggers’ trip held in May. This guest post from her details her experience in Kruger National Park.

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South African wildlife wonders – A photo essay

  • 23 May 2013 by South African Tourism

The Love South Africa group on Flickr is constantly updated with beautiful images taken all over the country by our Flickr group members. Haven’t joined the Flickr group yet or would like to see more images from the group? Check it out here .

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Miss USA lends her voice to South Africa's rhino

Having opted to come to South Africa on her homecoming tour – a tour that each Miss USA makes, usually to the state from which they come – South Africa-born Nana Meriwether will leave with a new cause to speak to when she gets back to the United States.

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Will there be a happy ending?

Thandora the elephant has been released into the wild after 23 years in a zoo. Will she make it, and will she become part of a free-roaming herd and find her ultimate destiny?

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Ranger in a Box

The Kruger National Park’s extensive road network is well mapped and maintained, criss-crossing an expanse of pristine wilderness that is half the size of Switzerland. You can spend hours, days or, if you’re lucky, weeks driving on routes that take you from camp to camp, encountering a huge range of wildlife on the way.

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Walking with lions

Ukutula Lion Park & Lodge in North West province is where Willi and Gillian Jacobs have a lion breeding and research centre. It is an amazing place to interact with lions of all shapes and sizes – from tiny cubs to big, black-maned males.

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Lesser kestrel mysteries

In October and November every year, tens of thousands of lesser kestrels leave their homes in Europe, Siberia and Kazakhstan and head south to insect-rich Africa.

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Rhino down

Gondwana Game Reserve sits in the heart of the Garden Route – 11 000ha of the only fynbos Big Five reserve in the world. Expect stunning natural beauty, superb accommodation and food, exciting game and interesting birds.

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