Wildlife ACT Blog

The Emergency Response Fund Saves Another Life

Poaching, for some, is a way of life and continues to threaten our endangered wildlife. In the last 6 months, in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) 17 African Wild Dogs have been caught in poachers’ snares....
20 May 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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Wild Animal Facts

Do you enjoy wild animal facts? Here are a few fascinating factoids about some of everyone’s favourite wild African animals. Elephants have the largest ears of any animal in the world. All the...
20 May 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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Somkhanda Game Reserve & Community Compassion

Somkhanda Game Reserve is situated in northern Kwa-Zulu Natal, approximately 50 km south of the Swaziland border, north west of Mkuze town. Somkhanda is the product of a successful land claim by the...
10 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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Life on Somkhanda Game Reserve

Wildlife ACT conservation volunteers might find themselves working on Somkhanda Game Reserve in Zululand. There is much to get excited about if you find your way to Somkhanda. Here are some reasons...
29 Feb 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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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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