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R255 million donation for anti-rhino poaching

The Howard G. Buffett Foundation, the Nature Conservation Trust and South African National Parks announced an historic R255 million, three-year initiative to combat rhino poaching in Kruger National Park and test anti-poaching tactics that can be applied in other regions of Africa.

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Visitor spots a rhino with its horn hacked off in the Kruger

South African National Parks has confirmed that visitors to the Kruger National Park have spotted a rhino with its horn hacked off.

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50‌‌‌ | 50 Anniversary Season: Episode 21

Here is the line-up for the South African TV show 50‌‌‌ | 50, Anniversary Season, Episode 21. This episode of 50 | 50 will be broadcast on SABC 3 at 9pm on 20 January 2014. Spend a couple of days in the life of a vet at Kruger National Park, follow up with the hyena that was found wondering the streets of Johannesburg and take a trip to see what sustainable farming is all about.

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Elephant rolls car – Shock footage of latest Kruger incident

Shock footage has emerged of the most recent elephant attack in the Kruger National Park, which shows that two foreign tourists took unnecessary risk while on a self-drive safari.

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Kruger elephant shot after attack

An elephant bull has been put down after it attacked a couple in the Kruger National Park on Monday, trampling their blue Volkswagen car.

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50‌‌‌ | 50 Anniversary Season: Episode 18

Here is the New Year’s episode line-up for the South African TV show 50‌‌‌ | 50, Anniversary Season, Episode 18 on 30 December 2013: Continue to explore the waterways of the Okavango Delta, take a trip to Kleinsee to discover how this once thriving mining town is now a pearl for oyster production and find out how tourists are ruining Kruger National Park.

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Southern ground hornbill conservation

Southern Ground Hornbill conservation efforts in the Kruger National Park at Klaserie Private Nature Reserve.

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Elephant smashes into car

Original Source: The Guardian A female African elephant charges into a vehicle in the Kruger national park in South Africa. Johann Lombard, who has 23 years of experience as a professional safari guide, filmed the incident and says neither the elephant or anyone in the vehicle was harmed. Lombard says it is unusual for elephants …

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Impala leaps to freedom… into a car

Original source: iol.co.za  Scrambling through the low grass with two cheetahs on its tail, an impala makes a leap to safety… through an open window into the front seat of a Toyota Prado full of tourists. Samantha Pittendrigh and three of her friends from the University of Pretoria were on a day trip to the …

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In Mozambique, the Meager Opulence of Rhino Poaching

Original source: internationalboulevard.com In the poacher towns of Mozambique that border South Africa’s enormous Kruger National Park, young men hand-thread the barrels of old rifles to fit them with silencers, then slip barefoot across the border into South Africa to shoot endangered rhinos for their horns. Back home, they build ‘mansions’ in their hometowns’ millionaires …

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