Monthly Archives: October 2015

Dogs and farmer work well together

Good morning everyone, Today, I would like to share with you an email I received from Kevin van Wyk. Kevin is a farmer who tried livestock guarding dogs (LSG) to protect his sheep and this is what he has to say: … Continue reading

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No more carnivore with collars, time to analyse the data!

It’s done! All the black-backed jackals and caracals that were collared for the Project dropped their collars, and Marine and Kai collected the last one this week-end. The last three collars to be dropped-off were the ones of male jackal … Continue reading

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A successful Arid Zone Ecology Forum for the Karoo Predator Project

Last week, Justin, Marion, Storme and Marine drove to Springbok in Namaqualand to attend the Arid Zone Ecology Forum (AZEF) 2015 where the three students were due to present their ongoing work.         A special session was dedicated … Continue reading

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GPS collars are dropping-off

Spring is a great time to do fieldwork in the Karoo: it is not too warm or too cold, flowers are beautiful and it is dry. Last week-end, Marine and Kai went to Anysberg Nature Reserve in the Klein Karoo … Continue reading

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