Great news for conservationists as a new population of Critically Endangered riverine rabbits has recently been discovered in Baviaanskloof.
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Attacks by captive carnivores – the stats revealed in open letter to minister
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.
More incidences of vulture poisoning in South Africa
14 more vultures have been found in KwaZulu-Natal that are thought to have been poisoned by an unknown chemical.
South African private wildlife numbers overstated
Endangered Wildlife Trust has published a study on wildlife ranching, which shows that South African private wildlife numbers may be inflated threefold.
Cycad poacher sentenced to ten years in prison
Four poachers have been imprisoned following an attempt to smuggle twelve cycads to Johannesburg.
Increased poaching causes surge in African vulture deaths
Facing multiple threats including poisoning by poachers, African vultures are declining at a critical rate and researchers suggest that they are heading towards extinction.
Vultures poisoned in Mpumalanga
Endangered white-backed vultures found poisoned; two rescued in time.
Strong data from latest roadkill survey
A road kill survey of Pilanesberg National Park produces some interesting results.
New population of critically endangered riverine rabbits found
A population of critically endangered riverine rabbits was discovered in the Anysberg Nature Reserve, bringing new hope for the species.