Blog posts for October 2015

The Smells of Nature

There are some amazing smells that emanate from the African bush. Many are wonderfully nostalgic, while others take some getting used to. What follows are some of the more interesting smells of...
29 Oct 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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Wildlife Conservation Network Expo 2015

By Simon Morgan With a “50/50 save our globe” strategy firmly in mind, I headed into San Francisco’s Silicon Valley to attend the Wildlife Conservation Network Workshops and Expo to talk out...
22 Oct 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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Elephant Summit 2015 Report-back

By Simon Morgan Sitting with Rafi the rhino (pictured below) thousands of feet above the planet we call home, I finally have time to reflect on the last few weeks and events I have been privileged to...
21 Oct 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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Seychelles Conservation Project 2015 Update

Time really does fly. It was a year ago when we officially started supporting the North Island Seychelles conservation project, and the time had come for a short visit to touch base with our...
20 Oct 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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Zululand Vulture Tagging 2015

Although successful, our October Zululand vulture tagging ended up being a rather average week in the end – with only 5 African White Backs and 3 Lappet-faced vulture fledglings tagged. This...
19 Oct 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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Osteophagia: How Wild Animals Use Supplements

Our Wildlife ACT volunteers encountered this female giraffe in Kwa-Zulu Natal supplementing her diet by chewing on a bone. Our first clue to something unusual happening was watching her trying to...
01 Oct 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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