A journey to success: Transfrontier Parks and communities

Southern Africa has often been at the forefront of conservation initiatives on the African continent. The region’s experience in game capture, managed game parks and translocating elephants being a few examples of where it has set standards. Over the past couple decades it’s been doing the same in cross-border conservation initiatives, such as establishing Transfrontier Conservation… Continue reading A journey to success: Transfrontier Parks and communities

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Sustainable Travel: How the Okavango Delta is doing good

A hot wind is blowing over Botswana’s Okavango Delta. But it doesn’t bother Onks Letsholathebe. The safari guide from Maun has just found a young female leopard relaxing on a floodplain close to Xigera Camp, and he and his guests are enraptured. “She’s very relaxed,” he smiles, accompanied by the sound of fervent camera shutters and… Continue reading Sustainable Travel: How the Okavango Delta is doing good

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Child-friendly Wildlife Photography workshops at Jaci’s Lodges

They say a picture tells a thousand words. Whether you’re an aspiring amateur snapper with a passion for wildlife or a professional paparazzo looking for that perfect photographic moment, Jaci’s Lodges’ photographic safaris guarantee an encounter with some of the most sought-after wildlife subjects. And it’s not just adults who can join in the fun, but young people… Continue reading Child-friendly Wildlife Photography workshops at Jaci’s Lodges

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Former Kruger ranger and police arrested as rhino poaching hits 419

Latest figures for rhino poaching in South Africa shows that so far this year 419 rhinos have been killed for their horns. The press statement also revealed that a former wildlife ranger and 2 police officers based at the Skukuza police station in the Kruger National Park have been arrested in connection with helping rhino poachers.… Continue reading Former Kruger ranger and police arrested as rhino poaching hits 419

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Head of Law Enforcement at Liuwa Park shot dead by suspected poachers

African Parks regrets to announce the tragic death on Friday 23 May of Dexter Chilunda, Park Ranger in charge of law enforcement, at Liuwa Plain National Park in Zambia. He was on secondment from the Zambian Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) to African Parks Zambia. Dexter was shot in the chest by a suspected poacher after investigating… Continue reading Head of Law Enforcement at Liuwa Park shot dead by suspected poachers

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