Blog posts in Conservation And Research

What Are Priority Species?

A priority species is any animal species which is of management concern on a wildlife reserve we are working on and are considered as such for any number of reasons. The African Wild Dog for example...
26 Oct 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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Cheetah and African Wild Dog Anatomy & Hunting

We were fortunate to have some veterinary students with us a while ago who took the time to look into Cheetah and African Wild Dog anatomy in terms of the body parts used for hunting. Here’s what...
04 Oct 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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How to Actively Support World Lion Day 2016

WHAT IS THE STATUS OF OUR LIONS? The lion population in Africa has been reduced by half since the early 1950s with fewer than 20 000 remaining in all of Africa today. Lions have vanished from over...
10 Aug 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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Snare Hunting: What’s the Catch?

In many parts of Africa wire snare hunting is the preferred method for poaching wild antelope. Tens of thousands of animals lose their lives to snare hunting every year, and unfortunately some...
19 May 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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Saving Wild Dogs from Snares!

In many parts of Africa wire snaring is the preferred method for poaching wild antelope. Tens of thousands of animals lose their lives to snare hunting every year, and unfortunately some species that...
29 Mar 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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