Tag Archives: caracal

Congratulations to Storme Viljoen!

The Karoo Predator Project is very proud of their M.Sc. student Storme Viljoen for handing in her Master thesis “Wildlife health in human-modified landscapes: epidemiology of tick-borne pathogens affecting black-backed jackals and caracals” on Monday at the University of Cape … Continue reading

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The Karoo Predator Project now involved with PredSA

The Karoo Predator Project is now involved with the Scientific Assessment on Livestock Predation in South Africa (PredSA). The objective of this work is to “inform decision maker’s (in this case the South African government departments, and specifically the Ministers … Continue reading

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Short documentary about the Karoo: episode II

Dear readers, Our photographers Denis Palanque and Nathalie Houdin are happy to present the second episode of their series of short documentaries around their time in the Karoo. The second episode involves the small cats of the Karoo and the Cat … Continue reading

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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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Storme and Marine spread their results in the science community!

Recently, Storme and Marine presented some of their work at different conferences. Storme attended the 45th Annual Parasitological Society of Southern Africa conference, while Marine went to the 9th Science Student Council Symposium at UCT. This is what Storme reports about … Continue reading

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