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Birdlife in Isimangaliso

Posted on Wed November 23, 2016.

With an impressive existing list of 526 bird species throughout the World Heritage Site, the iSimangaliso Wetland Park is a mecca for birders. And no more so than in the past few days, with a few tremendously exciting sightings recorded by resident iSimangaliso birders and the flocking of numerous out-of-town twitchers to the Park.

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iSimangaliso takes bold steps to safeguard rhino

Posted on Thu August 27, 2015 in Wildlife.

As a pro-active step to deter poachers from targeting rhino in the World Heritage Site, the iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority and Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife (EKZNW) recently implemented a rhino de-horning programme throughout the Western Shores section of the Park. This is reflective of the Park’s commitment to put rhinos and their safety first,

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iSimangaliso Wetland Park- our jewel

Posted by http://isimangaliso.com/ on Sun August 16, 2015 in Wildlife.

The iSimangaliso Wetland Park was listed as South Africa’s first World Heritage Site in December 1999 in recognition of its superlative natural beauty and unique global values.

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iSimangaliso Wetland Park CEO named WWF SA Living Planet 2015 Award Winner

Posted by http://isimangaliso.com/ on Sun August 16, 2015 in Wildlife.

In a powerful recognition of his role in conservation and sustainable development, Andrew Zaloumis has been named the winner of the WWF SA Living Planet 2015 Award.

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Elephant jewellry

Posted on Sun August 16, 2015.

One of ‪#‎iSimangaliso‬'s bull elephants on the ‪#‎WesternShores‬ section was fitted with a satellite collar today by Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife's Game Capture Unit. This will enable us to track the group's movements and better inform management decisions, for the benefit and safety of the animals as well as Park visitors. Photos by EKZNW Game Capture Officer Jed Bird. ‪#‎MeetSouthAfrica‬ ‪#‎LoveSouthAfrica‬

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