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 names you can think of when we think about conservation, DavidContinue reading “Who is your conservation hero?”
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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 catching them on camera is not an easy task as manyContinue 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 a full lockdown. An initial 21 days was concluded on ThursdayContinue reading “What are we doing while we can’t do anything?”
What have we learnt?
As the coronavirus pandemic spreads, governments have been implementing various policies in order to try and best deal with the threat relative to their own country. For South Africa that has included shutting schools, meaning we have finished our eco-schools and environmental education sessions for this term and perhaps longer. Ruby’s expert knowledge and teachingContinue reading “What have we learnt?”
Valentines Day – primate flirtation
A Valentines Day blog on baboon behaviour can really only mean we are looking at one thing… It has been said that romantic behaviour in primates can be not too dissimilar to our own human behaviour. Whether this provokes amusement or embarrassment is really up to the prospective reader! Grooming is a very important partContinue reading “Valentines Day – primate flirtation”