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A successful Karoo trip to share our results with farmers

On Friday, 11th of November, the Karoo Predator Project set up on a journey to share results and information about predators with the farmer communities in the Karoo. The trip started on Friday afternoon with two vehicles: one with Justin, visiting … Continue reading

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November roadshow in the Karoo

Dear readers, Summer is (very) slowly coming to the Cape and before the end-of-year festivities, the Karoo Predator Project is going to go on a roadshow through parts of the Karoo to present some of the results of the research that … Continue reading

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Two prizes at the SAWMA Symposium for the Karoo Predator Project

Hello all, At the end of September, the Karoo Predator Project (Prof. Justin O’Riain, Dr. Marion Tafani, Storme Viljoen and Marine Drouilly) was present at the SAWMA Symposium in the Limpopo Province, along with other students and post-docs from the … Continue reading

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The Karoo Predator Project will be at the SAWMA Symposium, Limpopo

Dear readers, The Karoo Predator Project is happy to announce that Dr. Marion Tafani, Storme Viljoen and Marine Drouilly (along with Prof. Justin O’Riain) will be presenting some of their research during the SAWMA Symposium held in September (18-21) at Tzaneen Country … Continue reading

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Who is watching who?

For the last months, our baboon researcher, Dr. Marion Tafani,  has been setting up camera traps in locations frequently visited by baboons to assess troop size and composition and the body condition of our monitored troops.           These pictures … Continue reading

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Following the movement of baboons on Karoo farms

Hello dear readers, this morning, I received some fresh news from the Baboon Project and Marion that I would like to share with you: “Now that the temperatures are starting to rise in the Karoo, let’s get a small refreshment by … 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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