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Aims & Objectives

To provide ethical and professional services relating to capture, holding, translocation and research pertaining to wildlife. These services will be delivered under the following "values":

  • The SANParks Strategic Organisational Objectives framework
  • Prioritisation of services according to resources, ethical and legal constraints
  • Optimal utilisation of resources.
  • Development and training of the wildlife profession.
  • Recognition that SANParks concerns itself with populations rather than individuals.
  • The leveraging of information and skills developed in SANParks to the benefit of the SADC region.
  • The recognition of the importance of the wildlife, and ecological, socio-interfaces.