An elephant turned the tables on a poacher in Zimbabwe recently. The elephant escaped with its life; the poacher did not.
&Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu Natal has announced that five specially selected dogs and their handlers will undergo an intensive 10-week training course to help fight rhino poaching in the area.
Butterflies are a symbol of new beginnings, and when the South African lepidopterists recently found a species they thought to be extinct, these beautiful insects also became a symbol of hope.
Eight people have been arrested in connection to rhino poaching. According to South African National Parks, five suspected rhino poachers en route to commit poaching in the Timbavati Private Game Reserve.
The KwaZulu-Natal Midlands are breathtakingly beautiful. With plenty to see and do, here is my top pick of things to check out while you're in the area.
The latest news on rhino poaching: apparently all 300 rhino in the Limpopo National Park have now been poached, and 30 rangers are to go on trial regarding their involvement in the matter.
Over the last century, the serval became extinct in the Cape provinces of South Africa, but private game reserves in the Eastern Cape have begun re-introducing the species in the hopes of contributing to the eventual re-establishment of these wild cats in the region.
The Hotel Verde, claiming to be Africa's greenest hotel, opens in August and by all accounts seems to be the real deal when it comes to environmentalism.
A bat has recently been discovered in South Sudan which is not only a new species, but a new genus.