After crushing drought conditions in 2016, the future for plants and wildlife in the Kruger National Park has improved and just got a lot greener. Now, two months after more rainfall, luscious hills set the backdrop for grateful animals and birds quenching their thirst.

For fauna and flora alike, the summer rains in the Kruger National Park couldn’t have come at a better time. For two years in a row the park had much less rain than usual, but now the revitalizing element is working its magic.

“The grass cover and quantity in the veld has improved – for wildlife this of course means more forage. More grass cover also curbs surface run-off thereby reducing veld erosion,

Posted: Thu 09 Feb 2017