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More visitors, more poachers in Kruger Park

A total number of 1‚659‚793 visitors passed through the gates of the Kruger National Park in the 2014/15 financial year‚ compared to 1‚556‚916 the previous financial year‚ according to SANParks and the Department of Environmental Affairs.

Tiger 'unintentionally' mauls abbot: doctor

A tiger that mauled the abbot of a Thai temple under fire over the welfare of dozens of big cats in its care "didn't intend" to attack him, the monk's doctor said on Monday.

Teen has to stay awake for four days to fight eyeball-eating amoeba

Jessica Greaney thought she only had an eye infection but that infection turned out to be a parasite living inside her eyeball.

Teen has to stay awake for four days to fight eyeball-eating amoeba

Jessica Greaney thought she only had an eye infection but that infection turned out to be a parasite living inside her eyeball.

SA Sci-Tech

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South African science needs more money to be competitive: Pandor

The Department of Science and Technology's budget is too small to build the economy and allow South Africa to compete on the global stage‚ Parliament heard.

EFF calls FPB's new Internet censorship law 'worst in Africa'

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has proclaimed the Film and Publication Board's (FPB) Draft Online Regulation Policy "Africa's worst new Internet censorship law".

Mandela's prison on Robben Island goes solar

South Africa's notorious Robben Island prison, where the late president Nelson Mandela was imprisoned and which is now a popular tourist destination, will soon run solely on solar power, the government said.

Green

Watch: One crane escape two tigers

When a gust of wind blew a red-crowned crane into a tiger enclosure at the Fuyang Wildlife Park, vistors thought that was it for the bird. Instead, the crane fended the big cats off. Video uploaded by ASD NEWS 1.

Five dangerous close encounters of the furred kind - videos

Animals can be so adorable. Until they're not. These five videos show how dangerous wild animals can be.

Japanese zoos, aquariums vote to ditch Taiji dolphin hunt

Japan's zoos and aquariums voted Wednesday stop using dolphins caught by the controversial "drive hunt" method in Taiji, allowing them to remain part of a global body that had suspended the country's chapter over the issue.

Gaming

Videogames both good and bad for children: studies

Good news and bad news for video gamers: new research shows game play boosts visual and cognitive skills, but that too much of the activity is linked to behavioural problems.

Research and researchers

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Why do men exist? Scientific study offers an explanation

Since in many species, sperm is males' only contribution to reproduction, biologists have long puzzled about why evolutionary selection, known for its ruthless efficiency, allows them to exist.