African Wild Dogs translocated from South Africa to Mozambique update
18 months ago STS, Karingani and Endangered Wildlife Trust planned and executed the translocation of a pack of 12 endangered African Wild dogs from South Africa to Karingani Game Reserve, Mozambique.
The dogs have been enjoying the beautiful and safe reserve and have already successfully adapted perfectly to their new home and even raised cubs!
Last week Dr Joao immobilised the alpha male of the pack to fit him with a brand new Satellite collar that will enable Karingani’s management and anti-poaching teams to intensively monitor the critically endangered carnivores. This helps to ensure the long term success of this extraordinary translocation operation as teams will move in before the dogs are in dangerous situations.
Thank you to all our supporters, especially Karingani, EWT and Administração Nacional das Áreas de Conservação for their collaboration in this project.
Why are African Wild Dogs important?
African Wild Dogs are predators to a wide variety of species, including Gazelles, Birds, Wildebeest calves and others. Just like other predators, African Wild Dogs play a crucial role in maintaining healthy prey populations. This is because they usually prey on the sickest, oldest or weakest individuals in a population.
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