April 15, 2021

Day

CUTTING FOR SURVIVAL

The horn of a rhino is made out of keratin and continuously grows. In the natural environment, the animal’s horn can get shorter as it gets rubbed against trees and stumps or sometimes it is knocked off during a fight with another rhino, still leaving the growth platelet. In converse, and in support of the...
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USING DIFFERENT TOOLS AND STRATEGIES TO MONITOR AND PROTECT WILDLIFE

Peter Hamming – Researcher – Research and Development DepartmentThe management of a reserve’s biodiversity has always been a challenge. Drought, snare poaching, game counts, biodiversity, alien species control, controlled burns etc. all form part of these challenges. Unfortunately, some poaching has become commercial as a lot of money is to be made from the illegal...
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