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Dr. Max Krings’ Successful Wildebeest Collaring Operation

Dr Max Krings assisted Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife and the French Academic Research Agency collar a wildebeest recently. The wildebeest cow was recumbent within 4 minutes after darting. As soon as she went down, Max rushed to her to position her into sternal recumbency. This is important to aid in breathing and subsequently oxygenation of the- continue reading –

Rogue Cheetahs Safely Returned: Aerial Teamwork in Conservation

Two cheetahs forming a coalition ventured beyond the boundaries of Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park and were discovered on community land recently. Thanks to the assistance of their satellite collars and effecting monitoring by Wildlife ACT priority species monitors, pinpointing their location was a relatively straightforward task. Given the challenging and rugged terrain, a decision was made- continue reading –

Lion Relocation

The Wildlife Management team from the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) responded to a complaint of six lions roaming the residential area of Marloth Park on the evening of 20 June 2023. All six lions were darted and placed in a holding facility outside Nelspruit. The pride of six lions has subsequently been relocated- continue reading –