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Lubombo TFCA, Maputo Special Reserve, Rewilding

Statement on the loss of a cheetah in Maputo Special Reserve

Maputo Special Reserve, Mozambique, recently suffered the sad loss of one of the cheetahs reintroduced in October 2021, after the cheetah broke through the fence of the reserve and got caught in a snare some 4.3 km outside the boundary. Snares such as this one are common in areas where communities catch antelope to subsidise their protein requirements. The cheetah had been roaming the reserve widely as part of the normal ranging activities these big...

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Lubombo TFCA, Maputo Special Reserve, Rewilding, TFCAs, Veterinary Health

Successful cheetah translocation a victory for conservation

The milestone reintroduction of four cheetahs into Maputo Special Reserve has reached a triumphant conclusion, as the majestic cats bounded their way into their 104 200 hectare new home on 22 October. This...

Lubombo TFCA, Maputo Special Reserve, Rewilding, TFCAs

After 60 years, cheetahs return to Mozambique’s Maputo Special Reserve

Cheetahs will soon grace the wildlife-rich plains of Maputo Special Reserve in southern Mozambique for the first time since the 1960s.

iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Lubombo TFCA, Maputo Special Reserve, Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve, TFCAs

New boat supports enhanced marine protection

The anti-poaching team in Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve (PPMR) recently launched a new twin-engined boat, provided by The World Bank funded MozBio programme, which will further enhance law enforcement activities in...

Lubombo TFCA, Maputo Special Reserve, Mozambique Community Development, Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve, SA College for Tourism, TFCAs, Uncategorised

From unemployed to successful seamstress

In recognition of Women’s Day, Peace Parks Foundation celebrates the achievements of a young, talented seamstress in a community adjacent to the Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve in Mozambique, who has taken...

Community Development, Lubombo TFCA, Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve

Protecting marine biodiversity and aquatic food resources

Communities residing along Maputo Bay, in the Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve (PPMR) in Mozambique, have taken a decisive step towards protecting crucial marine life and aquatic food resources, with the recent...

Great Limpopo TFCA, Lubombo TFCA, Maputo Special Reserve, Rewilding, Zinave National Park

Mozambique’s first in-country elephant translocation

Three elephant herds were successfully translocated from the Maputo River landscape just outside the boundary of Maputo Special Reserve to Zinave National Park in Mozambique. This was the first translocation between national parks...

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