Monthly Archives: November 2015
Hi there! Just a short post to share this great picture from camera-trapper/photographer Jonny Armstrong. Hope you’ll enjoy it as much as I do.
A very interesting paper by Minnie et al. has just been published. It shows that some compensatory life history responses in the black-backed jackal may undermine its management efforts to reduce livestock losses. Have a read at it: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2664.12581/abstract
As part of research collaboration with the University of Pretoria’s Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases, Storme has journeyed up to the Onderstepoort campus to learn some diagnostic skills and screen the Karoo predators for blood parasites. Onderstepoort is home to … Continue reading
Since the beginning of the Project in October 2012, Marine has been collecting caracal, black-backed jackal and leopard scats on farms and in Anysberg Nature Reserve to study their diets. With a total of more than 680 scats collected, it … Continue reading
Check out this great article about Maremma dogs keeping foxes at bay on Middle Island, Australia. There, the dogs are used to protect wildlife, not sheep. Have a look at how these dogs are saving a penguin colony from decline: