Skip to content

SANParks.org Forums

View unanswered posts | View active topics






Post new topic Reply to topic  Page 1 of 1
 [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Media Release: Camdeboo NP’s buffalo numbers reduced
Unread postPosted: Tue May 24, 2011 9:04 am 
Good day,

Seventeen buffalo have been captured in Camdeboo National Park to reduce numbers and maintain the condition of the herd.

The buffalo were captured in early May after an aerial census as well as ground counts indicated the population had increased to 75 animals.

In addition, the recent sustained maximum water level in the Nqweba Dam has led to a reduction in the range of wetland grazing, a favoured habitat of the buffalo. This reduction could cause buffalo to extend their normal range in search of food, particularly towards the end of the winter season.

Please see attached Press Release for a full overview:

http://www.sanparks.org/about/news/default.php?id=1664

Kind regards,
Thobeka


Top
  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group

Webcams Highlights

Addo Nossob Orpen Satara
Addo Nossob Orpen Satara
Submitted by Jurie van Vuuren at 12:26:03 Submitted by Stampajane at 07:13:32 Submitted by Stampajane at 19:37:35 Submitted by ShapeShifter at 12:01:14