Wildlife ACT Blog

How to Actively Support World Pangolin Day 2016

What weird, often not heard of creature has a 40 centimeter (16 inch) long tongue, a body covered in scales made from the same substance as rhino horn (keratin), can voluntarily constrict their ears...
19 Feb 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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I’ll Remember Tembe

Nicole Clark is a student from the University of Canberra in Australia who went to Tembe in 2014 as part of a program through the University. It was a month long program which was integrated into...
03 Feb 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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Wildlife Conservation Lessons from India

Indian conservation lessons from a hot and humid land with people a plenty, invisible boundaries and an abundance of wildlife By Dr Simon Morgan India, my father’s birthplace and therefore an...
26 Jan 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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Allogrooming Vervet Monkeys

ALLOGROOMING: I’ll groom you if you groom me Many social animals groom each other – an activity known as social, mutual or allogrooming. Allogrooming in primates serves (among other...
21 Jan 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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New Alpha Female Released on Somkhanda

Just in time for Christmas, the new alpha female that was being held in the Somkhanda Game Reserve boma was finally released and has joined the two males and pups from the Somkhanda wild dog pack....
13 Jan 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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Adopt an African Wild Dog in South Africa

With the monitoring of Wild Dogs (also known as the African Painted Dog) forming the basis of Wildlife ACT’s wildlife monitoring work, we’re often asked by our conservation volunteers about the...
10 Dec 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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3 Lions, 2 Packs of Dogs, 1 Rhino

Day 9 of 14 as a Volunteer Wildlife Monitors in iMfolozi Game Reserve December could not have started any better. We set out on the early morning drive looking for the Sokwezela pack, after we picked...
10 Dec 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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