Preventing human-wild dog conflict

Feb 2020
A 48 hour effort to dart a pack of 5 wild dogs on surrounding farmland.

In collaboration with Endangered Wildlife Trust and Lowveld Wildlife Consulting vet Joel Alves, the Rapid Response Fund paid for the vet and drugs needed to dart and move a pack of 5 wild dogs off farmland, to protect them from persecution. The pack were safely placed in a Boma, where the plan would be to introduce a male to the pack (to make them more stable and resident) and re-introduce them to a reserve far from farmland to keep them safe. Unfortunately the pack broke out of the Boma on their 3rd night and efforts continue to relocate them.

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Rhino calf treated for suspected gunshot

June 2021
Rhino calf darted to treat deep neck wound
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Elephant calf snare removal

June 2021
Elephant calf treated for severe leg snare
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Elephant saved from tyre

May 2021
Car tyre removed from Elephant Bulls leg
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Bees, Trees and Elephants

April 2021
Beehive donated to save iconic trees from elephants
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SPCA funding for Cape Town fires

April 2021
Funding provided to support SPCA efforts to save wildlife affected by the Cape Town fire
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Elephant bull collared for research

March 2021
Dex the Elephant collared with Elephants Alive
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Helicopter hours sponsored to catch poachers

February 2021
Rhino poachers apprehended thanks to rapid response
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Ground Hornbill nest installed

December 2020
Artifical nest installed to increase G.Hornbill population
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Wild Dog collared to monitor pack

November 2020
Wild dog collared to save pack from persecution
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Zebra foal snare removal

November 2020
Wire snare cut from Zebra's neck
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Two Hyena's saved from snares

October 2020
Wire snares cut from 2 different Hyenas
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Elephant calf released from Snare

October 2020
Wire snare removed from elephant calf's neck
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Black Rhinos given horn implants

September 2020
Black rhinos tagged for security
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Horrific snare removed from Hyena

September 2020
Hyena free'd from snare and branch
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Rhino's darted and moved to safety

August 2020
Veterinary costs sponsored to move Rhinos
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Wild Dog GPS tracking collar sponsored

July 2020
Pack collared to investigate plummeting numbers
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Sponsorship of veterinary equipment

June 2020
RRF sponsors canvas stretchers for veterinary operations
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Honey as a natural anti-biotic

May 2020
Wild Wonderful World partner with Elephants Alive
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Cheetah metapopulation project

April 2020
Safaris and travel may have stopped but important conservation work continues!
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Wild Dog GPS Collar sponsored

March 2020
Wild Dog GPS collar sponsored for EWT research
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