Wildlife ACT Blog

Canine Distemper Virus Inoculations at HIP

It was approximately eight weeks ago that Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve lost 12 members of the Crossroads Pack to the Canine Distemper Virus. After this tragic incident took place, Ezemvelo KZN...
11 Oct 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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10 Essentials for Volunteering in Zululand

We provide quite an extensive list of things to bring for those coming to spend some time volunteering in Zululand. However it’s always useful to hear from past experiences! Conservation...
10 Oct 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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Megabats: Wahlberg’s Epauletted Fruit Bat

Wahlberg’s Epauletted Fruit Bat (or Epomophorus Wahlbergi) is a species of megabat (Megachiroptera/Yinpterochiroptera) of the Pteropodidae family. These delightful creatures were found hanging in...
05 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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African Conservation Expedition 2016

A great opportunity to be a part of something special! Wildlife ACT is offering a once-in-a-lifetime African Conservation Expedition opportunity for 8 people who want to make a significant...
29 Aug 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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First Litter of Wild Dog Puppies on ZRR!

The first litter of African Wild Dog puppies has come to Zululand Rhino Reserve! As mother and aunt sit guarding the den, 3 from the pack of 5 wild dog adults set off hunting in order to bring back...
20 Jul 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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