Wildlife ACT Blog

Wild Dog puppies on 3 Reserves!

A total of three of our four Reserves (namely Mkhuze, Thanda and Tembe) have had litters of Wild Dog puppies born to the Alpha females on the Reserves. Thanda’s fifteen pups are still doing...
12 Aug 2010 | Wildlife ACT
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Mkhuze Wild Dog Mortality

At the beginning of July, a male Wild Dog was found dead from unknown causes on Mkhuze Game Reserve. At the first morning’s sighting, Mkhuze wildlife monitor Marumo Nene found one of the dogs...
12 Aug 2010 | Wildlife ACT
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New life on Thanda

The Alpha female Wild Dog on Thanda has given birth to a reported 13 puppies! All are all doing well so far. The puppies are now 4 weeks old (born 20th May). Although our volunteers and monitor,...
18 Jun 2010 | Wildlife ACT
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Thanda : Wild dogs mating sees a twist

There have been some interesting twists in the mating activity on Thanda. The Alpha pair continued mating throughout March, and both are doing well. The Alpha male was then also seen mating with...
19 Apr 2010 | Wildlife ACT
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Mkhuze wild dog update: A second pack arrived

NEW ARRIVALS: Friday 16 April was an exciting day for Wildlife ACT as we joined Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife Staff and members of the Endangered Wildlife Trust at the airstrip in Mkuze town, to witness the...
19 Apr 2010 | Wildlife ACT
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Expecting Thanda : Wild dogs mating!

History: This pack of 7 wild dogs on Thanda has grown from just 3 dogs last year, and now comprises 3 adults (1 male and 2 female) and 4 sub-adults (2 male and 2 female). What happened: The alpha...
08 Mar 2010 | Wildlife ACT
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Cheetah update: New Mkhuze females doing well

Current: Since the last update in January we are happy to report the new cheetah have settled in well. Initially they were making large movements across the reserve to orientate themselves and...
23 Feb 2010 | Wildlife ACT
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Two new cheetah from Limpopo released at Mkhuze

Will it work and will they start to mate? What happened? Three of our wildlife volunteers, Nick and John Osmun and Pat Callaghan from Canada assisted our team with the transfer. They helped initially...
16 Jan 2010 | Wildlife ACT
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Found at last: AWDMG update

It’s with great relief that after thousands of driven kilometers, far too many early mornings, some good fortune and some jaw-clenching frustrations I can finally say “we got them”...
23 Dec 2009 | Wildlife ACT
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