Kruger National Park
The Controversial Lion Hunt in Umbabat – South Africa

The Controversial Lion Hunt in Umbabat – South Africa

1. The Petition 1.1 On the 7th June 2018, a citizen of the United States of America, named in a recent article as Jared Whitworth...

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Digging for the truth about Skye

Digging for the truth about Skye

The hunting of a lion in Umbabat Reserve alongside the Kruger National Park has been cloaked in secrecy ever since it was discovered. With the worldwide outcry at the killing of...

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Hunting in South Africa: A bloody mess

PROLOGUE South Africa is the world’s top ‘canned’ lion hunting destination, the rhino hunting permit system has been repeatedly abused in recent years to launder horn...

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Controversy over Skye the lion

Controversy over Skye the lion

THE controversy deepens around the death of a magnificent male lion in Umbabat Private Nature Reserve (PNR) as Parliament was given the wrong pictures last week, which may have...

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Reserves say it’s fair game to cover costs

Reserves say it’s fair game to cover costs

Trophy hunters legally shoot wild animals that move from Kruger on to some private reserves, but the Game Theft Act has muddied the waters. Who owns South Africa’s wild animals?...

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Natural ruses rule out culling for elephants

There will be no further culling of elephants in Kruger National park for population control. So says Dr Sam Ferreira, SANParks’ large mammal ecologist. That’s because the new,...

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Elephant Management Plan – Kruger National Park

The Elephant Management Plan for 2013-2022 describes the elephant management objectives to be implemented in Kruger National Park. Compiled by Scientific Services and the Kruger...

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