Blog posts in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park (HiP)

New Painted Wolf Pack formed in HiP!

BREAKING NEWS: A new Painted Wolf pack has been formed in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park (HiP)! For the past few months, three un-collared female dispersers from Sokwezela Pack have been seen moving around...
19 Oct 2017 | Wildlife ACT
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In Memory of Crossroads Pack

I thought I would post this in memory of a pack of Wild Dogs known as Crossroads Pack that used to roam Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park. Crossroads Pack was special to many people. Very sadly, on 5 August...
23 Jan 2017 | Wildlife ACT
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Canine Distemper Virus Inoculations at HIP

It was approximately eight weeks ago that Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve lost 12 members of the Crossroads Pack to the Canine Distemper Virus. After this tragic incident took place, Ezemvelo KZN...
11 Oct 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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How to Actively Support World Lion Day

WHAT IS THE STATUS OF OUR LIONS? The lion population in Africa has been reduced by half since the early 1950s with fewer than 20 000 remaining in all of Africa today. Lions have vanished from over...
10 Aug 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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First Cheetah Collared on HiP!

The Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park (HiP) cheetah population is one of the most important cheetah populations in KZN, being one of the oldest and most stable in the region with the first cheetah introductions...
08 Jun 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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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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