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/Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park, Rewilding

Wildlife Species Return To The Richtersveld

September saw the re-introduction of more wildlife to the South African component of the /Ai-/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park. This year was an especially exciting one, as red hartebeest were returned to the Richtersveld for the first time in 179 years. The 21 red hartebeest were accompanied by six gemsbok and, in a first ever for the park, six zebra.

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Community Development, Kavango Zambezi TFCA, Rewilding

Restocking Simalaha Community Conservancy

On 13 August, eight giraffe from Salambala Conservancy in the Zambezi Region of Namibia were welcomed to Simalaha Community Conservancy during a festive event hosted by Chief Sekute of the Kazungula District

Lubombo TFCA, Maputo Special Reserve, Rewilding

A Transfrontier Conservation Success Story: First Phase Of Wildlife Translocation Concluded

This month will see the conclusion of the first phase of wildlife translocations to Mozambique’s Maputo Special Reserve with the introduction of 98 zebra and 117 blue wildebeest.

Lubombo TFCA, Maputo Special Reserve, Rewilding

Wildlife Population Increasing Steadily

In 2010 the Mozambican government began a translocation programme to Maputo Special Reserve in order to re-introduce species that were historically found in the area and to develop a tourism product. This multi-year...

Community Development, Kavango Zambezi TFCA, Rewilding, Simalaha Community Conservancy

Zebra Return To The Simalaha Floodplains

It has been decades since there were zebra on the Simalaha floodplains. September 24, 2014 was a key day for Simalaha when 50 zebra were captured in the Salambala Conservancy in the Zambezi...

Community Development, Kavango Zambezi TFCA, Rewilding, Simalaha Community Conservancy

First Wildlife Translocation To Simahala Community Conservancy

Sunday, 6 October 2013 saw the first ever wildlife translocation to the Simalaha Community Conservancy. Simalaha is one of Zambia’s first conservancies and will be an important area in KAZA TFCA to re-establish...

Lubombo TFCA, Maputo Special Reserve, Rewilding

Maputo Special Reserve 2013 Translocation

The Mozambican government's translocation programme, a multi-year endeavour now in its third year of operation, recently saw the introduction of 78 wildebeest to Maputo Special Reserve. The plan is to restock the reserve...

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