SAWMA symposium 2017

This year the South African Wildlife Management Association symposium was held in the Western Cape, at Goudini Spa in the Boland. This was great for the Urban Caracal Project, as it was a short drive from Cape Town. I presented some of the early diet results and spoke about some of the management implications. These … Continue reading SAWMA symposium 2017

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Impressions: hair identification

Another milestone reached: all the identifications are done! Of course, there are still some elusive kills and scat which I'll never be 100% sure on, but not from lack of trying. The last step for identifying species once all other methods had failed was looking at hair cuticle scale patterns. This requires making an impression … Continue reading Impressions: hair identification