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Notes on South African wild life conservation parks and reserves

Barbour, Thomas

Notes on South African wild life conservation parks and reserves

a report prepared for the American Committee for International Wild Life Protection

by Barbour, Thomas

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Published by American Committee for International Wild Life Protection] in [Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wildlife conservation -- South Africa.,
  • National parks and reserves -- South Africa

  • Edition Notes

    Condition reviewed: 19940415; I.G.-M.; Paper brittle; Do not photocopy; Does not circulate.

    Statementby Thomas Barbour and Margaret Dewar Porter.
    SeriesSpecial publication of the American Committee for International Wild Life Protection -- no. 7, Special publication (American Committee for International Wild Life Protection) -- no. 7
    ContributionsPorter, Margaret Dewar., American Committee for International Wild Life Protection.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21730295M

    South Africa’s largest animal reserve faces threats from rhino poachers, leopard-shooting farmers, and outbreaks of immune system viruses among its lion population. Fortunately, there are also many innovative conservation projects happening in the park, with the goal of protecting endangered species. The book covers the history and current status of how Africa’s culture, traditions, healthcare and food sources are woven intricately around the local wildlife and resources. It is a necessary resource for researchers and practitioners in wildlife and ecological conservation, but is also useful for administrators and managers of protected areas.

    The Kruger National Park is one of Africa’s largest and most iconic safari destinations, comparable in area to Wales or the state of New Jersey, and sharing open borders with several smaller private reserves as well as two transfrontier national parks in the form of Gonarezhou (Zimbabwe) and Limpopo (Mozambique).It vies with Cape Town as South Africa’s top destination, attracting more than. Expert comprehensive guide on Africa game reserves and national parks. View safari trip prices and tours for honeymooners, families and independent travelers, guest reviews, videos, maps and many more AfricanMecca tour options.

    Wildlife Veterinary Experience: The Wildlife Veterinary Experience offers you the opportunity to join the day to day activities of an experienced wildlife veterinarian in South Africa. You could be assisting with wildlife capture, collar predators for research purposes, micro-chip the horn of a rhino or carry out pregnancy tests on rare antelopes. The African wild dog has been under threat due to negative misconceptions, and now there are only around of them left in South Africa. They are conserved and protected in the Kruger National Park, where the Endangered Wildlife Trust has sponsored a major monitoring and reintroduction programme, as well as game reserves in the North West.


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