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Bad Wildlife Science. Who is accountable?

  “600 Jackals massacred in the name of science.”  As a kid who grew up in South Africa I believed, unwaveringly, in the likes of SANPARKS. They were the guardians of Southern African Nature, backed by science and run by men and women with sound knowledge and unquestionable ethics. They would put our natural environments […]

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September 7, 2016 - 1:58 pm

Rob Harrison - White - What a bunch of arrogant untruthful unethical and unaccountable scientists – looks like the hallmark of the Neslon Mandela Metropolitan University -what a bunch – no doubt the great Nelson Mandela would not approve of this!!

September 7, 2016 - 3:33 pm

Bool - Unacceptable

September 9, 2016 - 6:58 pm

Phillip C. Payton - Why on earth would you cull an animal that kept the over crowding of some of the other animals. Nature does the job quite well and you helping her will always fail. Please do not cull anymore you are just hurting the whole process…..

September 10, 2016 - 12:20 am

mitzi frank - This is appalling – why can’t anyone ever research before they start killing……absolutely horrendous….

January 24, 2017 - 9:56 am

Year of the Jackal – Africa Answerman - […] the actual paper that was published and numbers available from the national parks. This has led to many asking that the British journal retract the […]

Croatia Trip Report

Many of you will guess from my surname that my ancestry hails from Croatia, although it was still Yugoslavia when my grandparents left to make the journey to South Africa. It was only a matter of time before I made the pilgrimage back to the land of my forefathers. Croatian is only one part of […]

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August 15, 2016 - 12:22 pm

Anneli Marinovich - Such a good set of images. Looking forward to our next visit.