Great news for conservationists as a new population of Critically Endangered riverine rabbits has recently been discovered in Baviaanskloof.
A formal letter to the Minister of Environmental Affairs from some of the top wildlife NGOs in the country about the captive carnivore interactions in South Africa. Records show that at least 37 incidents of captive carnivore attacks have occurred since 1996, affecting no less than 40 victims.
14 more vultures have been found in KwaZulu-Natal that are thought to have been poisoned by an unknown chemical.
Facing multiple threats including poisoning by poachers, African vultures are declining at a critical rate and researchers suggest that they are heading towards extinction.
A population of critically endangered riverine rabbits was discovered in the Anysberg Nature Reserve, bringing new hope for the species.