Before you set out to spend your entire bonus on Christmas gifts for humans, have a look at which wildlife charities can also do with a little support.
Bullied by bigger cats, shot by farmers and subject to low genetic variation; cheetah's fight for survival is up against the worst. Yet it has overcome the odds as the lowest ranking large carnivore to earn its spots as a specialised, adaptable predator. Here's how.
Melissa Bachman has become public enemy number 1 in South Africa and the worldwide online community. Paul Maughan-Brown tries to figure out why, and argues that the abuse is as poorly directed as it is poorly considered.
An elephant kill by lion is rare: getting photos of it is pretty remarkable! (Elephant-lovers should probably skip this one.)
So you know your Big Five, right? Those land-based beasts who fill your heart with wonder? Now it's time to meet the Marine Five.
There's an etiquette that needs to be adhered to out of respect for your fellow guests while on safari. Before embarking on your dream African safari, try tap into that learned behaviour of yours and remember - a safari holiday is not the same as a holiday in Amsterdam.
The Pafuri / Makuleke concession in northern Kruger National Park is my new favourite wilderness destination. And if all goes according to plan it’s about to get a whole lot more interesting.
It's what gave the springbok its name; 'pronking' is the typical leaping we see as we watch these huge herds of antelope migrating through the Kalahari. These energetic spurts send them hurtling 4 metres into the air, spontaneously and without pattern. Most amusingly, it is said that aside from show
This gorgeous footage shows a male leopard getting more than he bargained for when stalking a wildebeest calf.
Apart from our rhinos, there are many other endangered animals in South Africa. Read about these and see how you can help in conserving our wildlife heritage.