Monthly Archives: July 2015

Some news about the Baboon Research

Hello everyone, Today, Dr. Marion Tafani is giving us some news about the Baboon Project. Things are going forward with the collection of few grams of each food item potentially consumed by baboons in the field. After visiting various riverbeds in several farms … Continue reading

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Meeting with photojournalist Mitch Reardon

This week-end, the Karoo Predator Project carnivore team set off to Anysberg Nature Reserve and the surrounding farms to visit GPS clusters for 3 collared black-backed jackals in the area. Despite a very capricious weather, the little team visited points on … Continue reading

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Running for the mitigation of conflicts between farmers and predators

Last week-end, our little crew of 5 runners set off to run the Momentum Cape Times Knysna Forest marathon and half marathon for the Karoo Predator Project. Special congratulations go to our baboon researcher (Marion) for whom it was the … Continue reading

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UCT research team on a Boer Trek!

Early this week, a University of Cape Town research team (Nicoli, Beatrice, Jeremy and Steve) travelled to the Karoo to join Frans Hattingh (along with his father and four workers) on his sheep trek across the Koup, in the Central Karoo. The … Continue reading

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