Tag Archives: mesopredator

The re-emergence of black-backed and golden jackals

On the 20th of October, Marine was invited to talk about the Eurasian lynx at the 40th French Mammalogical Conference in the town of Caen (western France). It was also the opportunity for her to give another presentation, this time … Continue reading

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Collaborative paper with the University of Johannesburg on the impacts of lethal management on the genetic of jackal and caracal

Dear followers, We are glad to announce the publication of our recent collaborative research paper with the Center for Ecological Genomics and Wildlife Conservation at the University of Johannesburg. The paper was writen by Dr. Laura Tensen, Marine Drouilly and … Continue reading

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Two days with CapeNature

Last week, Marion and Marine were invited by Dr.AnneLise Schutte-Vlok (again!) to present their research at the CapeNature Quarterly Meeting in Oudtshoorn. It was good to see Marius Brand (manager of Anysberg Nature Reserve) and Theresa van der Westhuizen (Conservation … Continue reading

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Author Workshop for Scientific Assessment on Livestock and Predation

Last Thursday and Friday, Justin, Nicoli, Marion and Marine were invited to Port Elizabeth to attend the author workshop for the Scientific Assessment on Livestock and Predation in South Africa (to learn more about the project, see previous post or click here). The … 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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Super-predator killing mesopredator in Botswana

Very interesting images taken by Dietmar Willuhn in Botswana and showing a leopard attacking and killing an adult caracal. Have a look: http://africageographic.com/blog/cat-fight-leopard-vs-caracal/  

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