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News about the National Kruger Park in South Africa. I will also post news/pictures about safari trips and more
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Baby albino elephant spotted in heard in South Africa

Baby albino elephant spotted in heard in South Africa | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it
The baby albino elephant was spotted in a herd in the Kruger National Park in South Africa, as it went to drink from the Shingwedsi River with its mother.
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Africa - Day 5,6,7 - Nhongo Safaris & Kruger Park

We embark on a 3 day safari of Kruger park with Nhongo tours During our stay we will embark on a walking tour, a sundowner and 4 long safari trips with our g...

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With Nola's death, only 3 northern white rhinos left

With Nola's death, only 3 northern white rhinos left | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it

The 41-year-old rhino has been under veterinary care for a bacterial infection and age-related health issues.

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Thousands of rhinos, 500 poachers; grim toll in the hunt for prized horns

Thousands of rhinos, 500 poachers; grim toll in the hunt for prized horns | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it
Hundreds of illegal hunters of the rhinoceros in South Africa’s Kruger national park have been shot dead by rangers in the past five years, but the temptation of a rich reward to end an impoverished life in Mozambique keeps them coming...
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ULTIMATE Kruger National Park video | Beautiful African wildlife big 5 safari holiday sightings

The ultimate Kruger National Park video, featuring the latest sightings of big 5 animals (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino & buffalo). Subscribe ...
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Winded Cheetah

After a 200 yard dash in the Serengeti this female cheetah was winded for several minutes after capturing a Thomson's gazelle.
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Watch a cheeky cheetah get face-to-face with a tourist on safari

The cat that got too close for comfort: Alarming moment tourist came face-to-face with a cheetah when it jumped in his jeep A curious wild cat got up close and ...
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South Africa Tests Drones to Thwart Rhino Poaching - Triple Pundit (blog)

South Africa Tests Drones to Thwart Rhino Poaching - Triple Pundit (blog) | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it
South Africa is testing unmanned aerials vehicles (UAVs), aka drones, in its effort to stamp out rhino poaching in Kruger National Park.
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Safari guide's fury at daft tourist getting close to deadly lion for perfect ... - mirror.co.uk

Safari guide's fury at daft tourist getting close to deadly lion for perfect ... - mirror.co.uk | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it
The park ranger had repeatedly told the group to keep quiet and stick together - but this advice was lost on one visitor
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More evidence that Chinese demand for ivory is destroying African elephant herds - Quartz

More evidence that Chinese demand for ivory is destroying African elephant herds - Quartz | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it
Quartz More evidence that Chinese demand for ivory is destroying African elephant herds Quartz Poaching across Africa is killing off elephants at an unsustainable rate, as Chinese demand for ivory rises, according to the the most comprehensive...
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Baby rhino cannot sleep alone after witnessing mother's death - Telegraph

Baby rhino cannot sleep alone after witnessing mother's death - Telegraph | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it
A baby rhino, who has been left traumatised after seeing his mother brutally murdered by poachers, refuses to sleep alone
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Three KZN rhino dehorned - Citizen

Three KZN rhino dehorned - Citizen | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it
Three KZN rhino dehorned
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Head ranger Divan Vermaak said the third rhino was recovering. According to the report the rhino were closely watched at night. The three rhino had been darted before they were dehorned.
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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Kruger National Park in one helpful book

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Kruger National Park in one helpful book | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it
Over a million visitors go to the Kruger National Park every year (but don’t worry about crowds as the Kruger is the size of a small country like Israel or Wales, and there are strict limitations on visitor numbers).
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This adorable baby elephant can't quite keep his unruly trunk under control

This adorable baby elephant can't quite keep his unruly trunk under control | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it
This little elephant has just discovered his trunk and it seems to have a mind
of its own, much to the surprise of its owner
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Huge elephant slams into side of tourist safari van in Kruger National Park

Huge elephant slams into side of tourist safari van in Kruger National Park | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it

Shocking footage shows a bull elephant charging at a tourist safari van in South Africa's Kruger National Park

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Difference Between Panther and Cheetah

Difference Between Panther and Cheetah . . . A panther is not a specific term, it is applied to large cats as varied as the leopard, jaguar and puma. What are the ...
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This Is Zimbabwe's Largest Elephant Killed In A Safari Hunt In 30 Years - MTV

This Is Zimbabwe's Largest Elephant Killed In A Safari Hunt In 30 Years - MTV | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it
The elephant was killed in a $60,000 legal hunt.
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Elephant Intimidates Rhino.

WATCH Rhino is confronted by an intimidating elephant, claiming his land. We don't really see this type of footage often. Leave feedback, like and Subscribe.
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Kruger Park Safaris Ranger Blog: Poachers Update

Kruger Park Safaris Ranger Blog: Poachers Update | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it
Poachers Update: 25/07 Lower Sabie rangers made contact with a group of three suspected rhino poachers close to the Mozambique border. During contact, one suspect was wounded and arrested. A rifle, ammo and ...
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Kruger National Park safari guard saved from leopard by tourists - Daily Mail

Kruger National Park safari guard saved from leopard by tourists - Daily Mail | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it
Curtis Plumb, 38, of Nhongo Safari Tours, sustained deep cuts and bites to the arm. He remains in hospital in a stable condition.
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Safari Safety 101: What to know when driving your own vehicle on safari - News24

Safari Safety 101: What to know when driving your own vehicle on safari - News24 | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it
Here's what you need to know if you're after an exhilarating, yet safe and unobtrusive game drive.
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Air Shepherd drones keep a watchful eye over endangered species

Air Shepherd drones keep a watchful eye over endangered species | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it
For park rangers patrolling the porous, poacher-friendly borders of Africa's national parks, conserving rhino and elephant populations is certainly a tall order. But equipped with drones, big data...
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Poachers Kill 100K Elephants In Africa - KRON 4

Poachers Kill 100K Elephants In Africa - KRON 4 | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it
KRON 4 Poachers Kill 100K Elephants In Africa KRON 4 NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, a huge spike in the continent's death rate of the world's largest mammals because of an...
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WATCH: Elephant Inspects Safari-Goers

WATCH: Elephant Inspects Safari-Goers | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it

Mandatory elephant inspection ahead.

A group of tourists had to pass through an unexpected checkpoint during a recent safari trip in South Africa's Greater Kruger National Park.

In a video shared recently by Kruger Sightings, an elephant saunters up to a jeep carrying safari-goers and inspects the group. Everyone sits still as the bull elephant pokes its trunk into the open vehicle and smells the tourists..

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South Africa’s Kruger Park Loses its First Elephant; Kenya Loses an Icon

South Africa’s Kruger Park Loses its First Elephant; Kenya Loses an Icon | KrugerPark Safari | Scoop.it
In recent years, Kruger, the jewel in the crown of South Africa’s national park system, has lost many rhinos to poachers, but its elephants have remained safe. Until now.
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