Interesting results of research regarding contraception in free-ranging populations of African elephants, including at Kariega Game Reserve.
Posts tagged “Elephant”
Elephants, as megaherbivores, are known to have extensive impacts on vegetation, especially in enclosed areas. This raises the issue that elephants in enclosed areas may become limited by resource availability.
Aad and Yvonne van Tol visited Kariega Game Reserve to celebrate their wedding anniversary. They sent us some super pictures of their safari experience and described it as "a weekend in paradise". Thanks for sharing Aad and Yvonne, and we were glad to have had you on the reserve for this special celebration.
The Kariega Conservation Volunteers assist the wildlife management team on the reserve with numerous conservation projects, including elephant research. We are sharing this article to further assist the volunteers to gain insights into wildlife management.
Michael Price is a top photographer who recently spent time at Kariega Game Reserve with ranger and expert wildlife photographer Jacques Matthysen.
A big congratulations to Alexandra Roberts, the winner of this years photo competition for her image of a black rhino running through the bush at Kariega Game Reserve.
How do you fit all of the June action into one newsletter? All I can say is...darting, captures, releases. In only the month of June, volunteers were part of six amazing wildlife captures on the reserve.
by local conservationist, Bart Logie
I was sitting in the sun leafing through old maps trying to establish the historical distribution of elephants when my attention was drawn to the happy tap, tap, tapping of an olive woodpecker. To hear a woodpecker tapping at four or five strokes to the second, is one thing, but to see the bird is another.