Wildlife & Animals

South African wildlife videos.

Safari Guests Capture Rare Photos of Lion Standing on Hippo in...

A helicopter pilot and two of his safari guests were incredibly lucky to witness a rare scene of what Helicopter Horizons described as "a...
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2 Rhino Poaching Survivors and Cheetah Will Be Returned to the...

Amidst the horror stories of ruthless rhino poachers or elephant hunters, and the carnage they leave behind, it's wonderful to be reminded about how...

Blind Adopted Puppy That Regained Sight Becomes Patron for Khayelitsha Animal...

At just 8 weeks of age, little Zorg was adopted by Lindi Theron from Brackenfell... and both their lives changed forever. “He changed my life....

Jane Goodall Returns to Sierra Leone Chimp Sanctuary Fighting the Odds

Jane Goodall visited a chimpanzee sanctuary in Sierra Leone on Thursday that has taken on the veteran primatologist's mission to protect the animals threatened...

These Rats Aren’t Called Heroes for Nothing – Amazing VIDEO

Mozambique was declared clear of landmines only last month, and one of the reasons which made it possible was because of the little-publicised rats that have...

Win for African Elephants as Global Wildlife Conference Votes to End...

The first vote at the 18th meeting of the CITES Conference of the Parties has delivered a historic win for African elephants to end...
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WATCH Cecil the Lion’s Grandkids Take a Stroll

Less than a year after Cecil the Lion was shot in Zimbabwe by a US dentist, causing an international uproar, the famous lion's latest...
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‘If You Can Pet Lions, Why Can’t the Rest of Us?’

Two of the most popular wildlife videos on YouTube, watched millions of times already, are of grown men playing with lions as if they were...
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SA Canned Hunter Successfully Convicted AND Breakthrough in Rhino Poaching

There's hope for South Africa's wildlife as the country cracks down on illegal practices concerning both lions and rhino. Earlier this week in Ladybrand, Free...

Rare Sighting of 8 Adult Cheetahs Together in Africa PHOTOS

I have been a professional wildlife photographer for 30-plus years, but never before have I seen eight adult cheetahs in one group... writes Daryl...

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Carte Blanche Investigates Over 40 Dogs Poisoned in 1 Night. What’s...

Over 40 dogs were shockingly poisoned in one day in the small Johannesburg suburb of Florida, Roodepoort, earlier this month. According to experts about...

WATCH Lenasia Land Grabs as Tensions Rise Between Residents and Alleged...

From Gauteng to the Western Cape, land grabs have become part and parcel of South African life, threatening to leave once peaceful communities divided....

Carte Blanche Recounts the Strijdom Square Massacre, and More

Here's the line-up of hot South African topics that the Carte Blanche team are investigating this Sunday 4 August (and available for South Africans...