Kruger Magazine Autumn 2019

Few parts of the world can match the Greater Kruger Lowveld for its wildlife, natural and cultural diversity or the unique customer experience it offers to each visitor to this iconic region. Our targeted content is produced by leading journalists, photographers, videographers and graphic designers. We also draw on resources of a domestic and international network of expert contributors. Seasonally themed quarterly issues offer exciting information and content. The KRUGER MAGAZINE’s impressively broad editorial mix will offer engaging reading and satisfy not only the avid wildlife lover, adventurer, passionate photographer and domestic and international tourist, but also conservationists, researchers, and armchair travellers, amongst others. The KRUGER MAGAZINE offers essential content for anyone with a passion for wildlife who wants to understand and experience Africa’s Greater Kruger – a celebration of Africa’s GREATER KRUGER!

South Africa
MLP Media Pty Ltd
R 59,99
R 249,99
4 Issues

in this issue

2 min
setting the scene

Welcome to the Autumn issue of KRUGER MAGAZINE strives to enhance our readers’ journey with nature, and especially those who love the Greater Kruger region as much as we do. And as all nature lovers, we too, are visually inclined – and we love being able to show what we write about. Technology has given us the wonderful gift of not just being able to share beautiful photographs with our readers, but also enabling the joy of watching videos while you read your favourite magazine. A quick guide on page 10 explains how to access a ‘QR Reader’ to scan the QR codes that appear throughout the magazine. Access to the embedded media, inclusive of video and audio, enhances the overall reader experience. As autumn starts to roll in, the days will get…

1 min
from the publisher’s pen

We are excited to share with you the AUTUMN 2019 issue of KRUGER MAGAZINE. Full of vibrant colours, and as always, fascinating content by our expert contributors, readers, Facebook members, and of course, our dedicated team. We receive phone calls on a regular basis from first-time readers, wanting the issues they missed – this is inspiring; how blessed we are with this publication. The KRUGER MAGAZINE is published for all of you out there, and as long as we have our readers’ and Facebook members’ engagement, we will continuously grow this publication and associated digital platforms for the enjoyment of all. It is therefore with great appreciation that we receive the communication we do from readers wanting to share their experiences, first visits and favourite spots. Each comment, activity and entry on…

2 min
feedback on our fifth deserving project savanna vulture project

One of the project’s aims was to find out where vultures are breeding, but the vast area that needed to be searched made this work a challenge in terms of logistics and the costs involved.” This was the opening line of the article published in Issue 5 of KRUGER MAGAZINE. The Kruger National Park (KNP) vulture survey that was done between 2011 and 2014 gathered important information on the number of breeding vultures in the KNP. The Savanna Vulture Project monitored the breeding successes of over 200 vulture nests in and around the KNP and learned more about the threats faced by juvenile vultures as they travel between roosting and feeding sites. The results from this project have greatly improved the understanding of what is needed to conserve vultures in the Greater…

2 min
effective qr codes

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1 min
legendary experiences in the kruger

What’s in it for advertisers? There is no doubt that QR codes enhance a reader’s appreciation of a story – but advertisers, too, can enjoy the significant benefits of embedded rich media. Want to advertise a product but go beyond the limitations of print? Consumers can now engage with your product in a direct, interactive way thanks to QR codes. This optimisation across print and digital platforms gives you greater value for money and increased return on investment! There are many practical ways QR codes can be used for marketing and promotions in a variety of settings. The continued growth of mobile usage means more opportunities to use a QR code. Recent research states that of all world-wide internet users, 80% will access QR codes from a smartphone. Their continued usefulness is due in…

2 min
purchase with a purpose

These gigantic creatures are not only the biggest ones on our continent, but also the most fascinating, with a wealth of folklore attached to their mysterious habits, their uncanny communication with each other, their lifelong bonds and their profound intelligence. They play an important role in propagating the indigenous marula trees and in fuelling the tourism economy in our national parks as one of the primary attractions for visitors. Tragically, though, just as Africa’s rhinos were targeted, our elephants are now endangered, with illegal poachers and their rifles moving down the continent seeking their ivory tusks. The KNP is home to more than 17 000 elephants. While legislation aimed at protecting them is vitally important, the most effective work is done on the ground by rangers. Supporting them are SANParks’ Honorary Rangers,…