A step-by-step guide to self-drive Kruger for first-time visitors
The Kruger National Park is not only one of the best-known game reserves in Africa, it is also one of the most accessible. You don’t have to join a safari tour to explore the park, you can do it under your own steam.
Rest in pieces
This is a heartbreaking story of a vain, camera-loving grasshopper. Heinrich was driving home after a shoot in Kruger National Park. He drove on a dirt road through a local community just outside the park when he saw this grasshopper in the middle of the road. He stopped, got out of his vehicle and inspected the subject.
Look for pangolins on floodplain grasslands and rocky slopes where the soil is sandy. They feed mainly on ants and termites, using the claws on their forefeet to open underground food sources so they can lick up ants and termites with their long sticky tongue.
Raw or cooked?
Digital cameras can capture images in either RAW or JPEG mode. The RAW format is uncompressed, capturing all the information, pixel for pixel, as it was read by the pixels of the sensor. The JPEG format is compressed, taking your camera settings into account and saving the image as it was captured according to these settings.
A rhino halo
Angels in white. A halo around this savannah saint.