Wildlife ACT Blog

Elephant monitoring in Mkhuze Game Reserve

The conservation volunteers and I have spent the last couple of weeks finding Mkhuze Game Reserve's elephants in order to count them, sex them and see how many new additions there have been to the...
25 Jul 2013 | Wildlife ACT
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Ride for Non-invasive Wildlife Monitoring

Wildlife ACT's endangered species monitor, Antoine Marchal, will ride in the iMfolozi Cycle Challenge 2013 in aid of 'Non-invasive Wildlife Monitoring'. The mission of ‘Ride for Non-Invasive...
23 Jul 2013 | Wildlife ACT
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Two Cheetah poached in KZN game reserve

A couple of weeks ago, we were forced to say goodbye to the two male cheetah, nicknamed Tim and Tom, who dominated Mkhuze Game Reserve in Zululand, South Africa. Working in the African bush with...
22 Jul 2013 | Wildlife ACT
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Community Conservation Project: Wish List

When rural communities are not helped to sustain themselves, or given adequate conservation education, we cannot expect these communities to do anything, but look to the protected areas for resources...
22 Jul 2013 | Wildlife ACT
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Aardvarks – the architects of the African bush

The word Aardvark translates to ‘earth pig’, which in my opinion, hits the nail on the head. It’s an odd looking animal with a thick tail, large ears and a pig-like snout. Their abandoned holes...
26 Jun 2013 | Wildlife ACT
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Wildlife ACT meets Kingsley Holgate in KZN

Wildlife ACT's Mkhuze conservation volunteers were out early one morning when a vehicle parked next to them. To their amazement... it was Kingsley Holgate. Kingsley Holgate is a South African...
25 Jun 2013 | Wildlife ACT
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