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, Lauren, who came to carry out her fieldwork with us aContinue reading “A window to the elusive”

Aardwolf – some fun facts on the beautiful “earth wolf”

As we continue our camera grid into August, we have been really treated with various species turning up on the cameras! One of the species that has provided particular excitement in camp is the aardwolf (Proteles cristatus). Although quite widely distributed across Southern Africa, their nocturnal and somewhat secretive nature makes captures of them extraContinue reading “Aardwolf – some fun facts on the beautiful “earth wolf””

Alldays Period Project – by Lottie Cross

Menstruation is a part of everyday life for half of the world’s population. Despite being an entirely natural phenomenon, it is still surrounded by cultural stigma, making it a taboo topic virtually everywhere. Talking about periods makes people uncomfortable, and over the years we’ve even created a plethora of phrases like ‘time of the month’,Continue reading “Alldays Period Project – by Lottie Cross”

Snaring into the abyss

Poaching is a considerable risk to wildlife and livestock. Global media often focuses on the barbaric organised poaching, images of which we are now all too familiar with seeing, as rhino and elephant trade holds the limelight. Beyond this though is another very real issue killing many other species in great numbers, especially as weContinue reading “Snaring into the abyss”

Don’t forget to watch TONIGHT!

BBC’s ‘Animals with Cameras’ episode two, featuring the Primate and Predator Project is on BBC one tonight at 8 pm in the UK. Don’t forget to tune in and watch to discover some of the all important work we are doing here in South Africa. Here’s a little sneak preview for you! Keeping harmony withContinue reading “Don’t forget to watch TONIGHT!”