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Washing Scat

  • 04/06/09
  • Nakedi

So far the cameras haven’t captured any leopard with the new method that we are trying out. Using the biased sampling design, after three weeks (21-22 days) we had already captured three different leopards. The new method therefore must be jazzed up a little (thanks Craig!); hopefully this will influence the chances of capturing leopards. This means that we need to take things one step further, by luring the camera stations.

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The Fat Leopard

  • 04/02/09
  • Nakedi

I must apologise for the long silence regarding the emergence of the fat cat. Thank you to Rob and Tionette Geddes for willing to share pictures of this lovely creature.

The leopard looks like he swallowed a three and a half metre long python. Enjoy!

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Reports of Lion Poisoning and Carbofuran

  • 04/02/09
  • Kissui

Thanks to recent coverage by the US television network CBS on lion poisoning in Kenya, many people are becoming aware of the ongoing threats to lions due to poisoning using the agricultural pesticide carbofuran.

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Guest Blogger: Director of the Congo Heartland

  • 03/31/09
  • Paul

Today we have a guest blogger: Jef Dupain, AWF director of the Congo Heartland. He writes about the latest from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC):

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The Opening of Lomako Conservation Science Centre

  • 03/30/09
  • Valentin

Le mercredi 18 mars dernier nous étions dans la grande joie de voir le site de recherche de Ndele que nous avons commencé les études sur la socio-écologie des bonobos et les travaux de construction du site sous tente depuis 2004 dans la Réserve de Faune de Lomako-Yokokala (RFLY), une aire protégée dont nous sommes l’acteur principal de sa création devenir le Centre Scientifique pour la Conservation-Lomako (CSCL) inauguré en cette date.

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