Wildlife ACT Blog

Tembe Wild Dog Puppies, Lions and Rhino

The 8 Wild Dog puppies in Tembe National Elephant Park are healthy and growing daily. Having four captive-bred males as new fathers was initially cause for concern for this wild dog pack, but they...
29 Oct 2010 | Wildlife ACT
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Exciting new projects in HiP

Wildlife ACT is currently busy with the second trial camera trap survey in Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park (HiP). The survey, which began on the 4th of August, had to change camera survey methods in order to...
29 Oct 2010 | Wildlife ACT
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Buffalo TB testing on Thanda Reserve

Ten buffalo bulls were being held in the boma on Thanda Reserve this month, for a 2 week quarantine period before being sold to another reserve. Wildlife ACT volunteers got to see the 10 Buffalo...
29 Oct 2010 | Wildlife ACT
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Vulture ringing in Mkhuze

This month, Wildlife ACT accompanied Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife staff and members of Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) as they visited vulture nesting sites within Mkhuze Game Reserve and surrounds, to tag...
29 Oct 2010 | Wildlife ACT
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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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