Wildlife & Animals

South African wildlife videos.

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The More Male Gorillas Look After Young, the More Young They’re...

Paternal care – where fathers care for their children – is rare among mammals (that is, animals which give birth to live young). Scientists...
rescued-rhinos@hesc

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...

Parliamentary Report Calls for an END to Captive Lion Breeding in...

Hope abounds for South Africa's lions as a new Parliamentary report has called for an end to captive lion breeding in South Africa! The news...

2 Endangered Black Rhinos Die Months After Relocation to Chad from...

N'DJAMENA - Two of six critically endangered black rhinos - relocated to Chad in May - have tragically died, Zakouma National Park's management said,...

Zambia Revives Plan to Cull 2,000 Hippos over Next 5 Years

LUSAKA - Zambia has revived plans it suspended two years ago, after protests by animal rights activists, for the controlled slaughter of up to...

Guest House Arrests Illustrate Community Needed to Fight Rhino Poaching

The Department of Environmental Affairs has urged community members to assist the police and conservation authorities to combat rhino poaching. “Community members are the eyes...

VICTORY in Rhino Wars as KZN Regional Court President Suspended

The KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Regional Court President exposed in a recent BBC documentary for alleged corruption, linked to rhino poaching in South Africa, has been...

South Africa Rhino Poaching Drops Sharply But Hundreds Still Being Killed

Over 500 rhinos were poached for their horns in South Africa in the first eight months of 2018... which while still horrific, is a...

SA Rhino Poaching Film Stroop Selected to Open European Film Festival

South African rhino poaching documentary, STROOP, has been selected as the opening night screening for an international film festival in Germany, Europe. The elated producers...
Emily Scott

International Crew for South African-Led All-Women Conservation Expedition

Final touches are being made to an all-women 50-day conservation adventure from South Africa into Southern Africa. The Journeys with Purpose: Rise of the...

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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...