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Dinner for the dogs

Many people are astonished to hear that there are fewer than 450 African wild dogs left in South Africa today.  The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) recognised the plight of this species back in 1997 and began a multi-faceted programme to attempt to increase their numbers.  They have had a number of great successes including translocations […]

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Emma’s report from Zambia

Here I am at last, sitting on the banks of the Luangwa River at Flatdogs Camp, watching the hippos frolic in the water through the tall grass, and admiring the thick forest vegetation on the opposite bank stretching as far as the eye can see in both directions. It has taken me years to get […]

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The Wild Dogs in and around Kruger – an update from the field

Grant Beverley from The Endangered Wildlife Trust sent us his update from the field, including feedback from the census we sponsored: “After another constructive meeting with SANParks and the State Vet services a project proposal will be submitted to continue monitoring of Wild Dogs within Kruger National Park. This will be to assist with the […]

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year

We are thrilled to be sponsors of the South African arm of this international event. I am sure a lot of you have seen the photos on facebook, of HRH Prince Harry, visiting the exhibition and chatting to Emma and  then Jeremy. He walked away with three magnums of Pictus I, and an idea of […]

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Wine & Wild dog weekend at Chilo Lodge, Zimbabwe

If you are looking for a taste of wild and remote pristine wilderness, look no further! You have to go to Gonarezhou! You may well wonder why hold a ‘Wine and wild dog weekend’ – well, it all started with the maiden vintage of our flagship wine, Pictus 2009, needing a stunning piece of artwork for […]

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Dogged pursuits in KZN – new ranges

The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) in collaboration with its partners, released a pack of five African Wild Dogs onto Somkhanda Game Reserve in northern KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday 29 November 2014. Northern KZN is a Wild Dog conservation stronghold. The pack comprised two males originating from Zimanga Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal and three females from […]

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Dogged pursuits in Kwazulu Natal – October and November news

David Marneweck from the Endangered Wildlife Trust sent us this update on the wild dogs in KwaZulu Natal The last few weeks on the project have been filled with a number of wild dog sightings, both opportunistically and at call ups for collaring. Recently in HiP, we managed to fit new VHF collars to male […]

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WIN wine for a year with the EWT and Painted Wolf

On Heritage Day (24 September 2014) The Endangered Wildlife Trust launched the wild dog (6th annual) and cheetah (4th annual)  census in the Kruger National Park. The census enables visitors to the park to take part in vital information gathering by taking photos of any cheetah and wild dog they encounter and recording a few […]

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Nedbank Tour de Tuli, Day Four – seeing dinosaurs and looking out for other large reptiles

Day Four took cyclist through the bush from Nottingham Estates to Sentinel Ranch, then on, across the border into South Africa and the last push to the end. A Massospondylus skeleton in a rock on Sentinel Ranch. Cyclists had the opportunity to stop, have a breather and ponder their relative youth. Along the way, Jeremy’s […]

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Nedbank Tour de Tuli, Day three – talking to donkeys and photobombing

Have you wondered how the cyclists find their way around without getting lost in the bush until they die from lack of a tea stop? The participants are divided up into teams. Some teams consist of corporate or club groups and some are a mix of groups and individuals. Team 15 was made up of 9 members […]

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