Tag: cats

Nadine, who is your conservation hero?

Who is your conservation hero? From a young age, my first conservation hero was my grandfather with his profound love for nature and animals, a fondness he certainly transmitted to me. I always had a fascination for cat species and as I grew older,… Continue Reading “Nadine, who is your conservation hero?”

Who is your conservation hero?

As many lockdowns ease, South Africa remains pretty intense. Keeping our blog busy – we are looking at some of our conservation heroes! This blog we quizzed Predator Research Coordinator, Jamie, on his conservation hero. Who is your conservation hero? There are so many… Continue Reading “Who is your conservation hero?”

Spot On! – By Nadine Hassan

Last week, we set up our third camera trap grid for this year. While the first and second were aimed at carnivores in general (distance sampling), this one is exclusively aimed for leopard. Leopards are well known for their secretive and shy behaviour so… Continue Reading “Spot On! – By Nadine Hassan”

What are we doing while we can’t do anything?

It’s a crazy time the world over just now, and the most important thing is that we do our best to stay safe, healthy and support front liners without adding more strain. As with many parts of the world, South Africa has also implemented… Continue Reading “What are we doing while we can’t do anything?”

A window to the elusive

Sometimes there are moments when you are treated to something truly special, given an invitation to something you maybe feel you shouldn’t be watching. One of our camera traps provided us with one of these moments last week.   One of our Masters students,… Continue Reading “A window to the elusive”