The Namibia African Wild Dog Project

The Namibia African Wild Dog Project

To kick off 2015 I thought we would use this space to give the the Namibian African Wild Dog Project an opportunity to introduce themselves. This project is a collaboration between AfriCat, Na’an ku se, Namibia Nature Foundation and the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET).

The African Wild Dog was last assessed in 2008 and are listed as ‘endangered’…

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R.E.S.T Easy

R.E.S.T Easy

There are a large number of endangered species living in Southern Africa and in Namibia specifically. Lions, Leopards, Elephant and Rhino are probably some of the better known examples of endangered species and it’s easy to see why there are such sustained conservation efforts when it comes to these animals,…

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More about Giraffes – the forgotten MEGA-FAUNA

More about Giraffes – the forgotten MEGA-FAUNA

In honour of the first international World Giraffe Day this weekend (21st June), I am sticking with the theme of Giraffes for this post, it wasn’t just an excuse to use the term mega-fauna again I promise!

I know that I have certainly never looked at Giraffes and lumped them into the same category as the Black Rhino when it comes to conservation –…

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The Hyenas of Southern Africa

The Hyenas of Southern Africa

I will never forget the first time I saw a Hyena in the wild (OK – really large National Park, but you get the gist of it) – I was on my way to pay the visitors’ fee for visiting the Etosha National Park at Okaukuejo and decided to make a quick pit stop at the Ombika waterhole en route….

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