Wildlife Ranching Magazine5 min cititeEarth Sciences
TORNADOES In South Africa – The Link To Severe Thunderstorms
South Africans are no strangers to summer thunderstorms over the central and eastern parts of the country. The thunderstorm season  normally starts during mid-spring and continues until autumn. Occasionally, thunderstorms will also develop over the W
Wildlife Ranching Magazine9 min cititeDiet & Nutrition
One Diet ‘Doesn’t Fit All’ Herbivore Gut Types Explained – Part 6
Dr Ellen Dierenfeld is a comparative animal nutritionist with more than 30 years’ experience with a variety of species. She’s led Wildlife Nutrition Departments for the Wildlife Conservation Society (based at the Bronx Zoo) and St. Louis Zoo, oversaw
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Indemnities – A Beast Of A Different Kind
Participating in various activities requires participants to indemnify and disclaim the service provider from liability. Such indemnities constitute a contract subject to our laws and legal principles. The operative clause of any contract is pivotal
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Common Law Principles And The CPA
1. The common law principle that, when an agreement is reduced to writing and signed by both parties, they are bound by its terms, placed the burden on the consumer to protect himself by ensuring his understanding of the terms before signing it, as h
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In Transition
The listing of 45 popular wildlife species in the regulations of the Animal Improvement Act (AIA) in May 2019, was met with shock and indignation by conservation NGOs and hunting organisations in South Africa. For most game ranchers, however, this st
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CONSERVATION LESSONS From The Past PART 6
The tragic demise of the northern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) has been covered ad nauseam of late but what perhaps is not as widely known are the many valiant attempts over the years to try and save this iconic species from extinction.
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Taking Control Of Your Future
There are clearly a number of areas in our lives as game ranchers where it is now time to stand up, be counted and take responsibility for our own future. To name a few: 1. Under which department does game ranching resort and, more importantly, what
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Waterberg Echoes
Author: Richard Wadley Publisher: Protea Language: English Pages: 831 Format: A5 hardcover Retail price: R995 This book is a history, from archaeological to modern times, of an important game ranching area in South Africa. Amateur historian Ric
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The Future Of This Magazine
Firstly, congratulations to MLP Media, the editorial and publishing team of the KRUGER MAGAZINE , for recently receiving SANParks’ prestigious award – the Kudu Award for Media Contribution to Conservation and Eco-Tourism! As all and sundry have alre
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SUSTAINABLE Conservation
Today, we know that the private wildlife industry contributes immensely to the conservation of wildlife in South Africa. The most essential management aspects of these private game reserves or game farms are tourism management, general management and
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Neem Beheer Van Jou Toekoms
Daar is duidelik ’n aantal areas in ons lewe as wildboere waar dit nou tyd is om op te staan, ons stem dik te maak en verantwoordelikheid te neem vir ons eie toekoms. Om ’n paar te noem: 1. Onder watter departement val wildboerdery, en, nog belangrik
Wildlife Ranching Magazine4 min cititeMedical
OUR FIGHT Against Bovine Tuberculosis IN WILDLIFE
Bovine tuberculosis (BTB) is one of the most important and widespread diseases in livestock worldwide and in particular a huge threat to cattle, wildlife species and people in developing countries (Ayele et al, 2004). In South Africa, buffalo act
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Die Toekoms Van Hierdie Tydskrif
Eerstens, baie geluk aan MLP Media, die redaksie- en uitgewerspan van die KRUGER MAGAZINE , wat onlangs SANParks se hooggeagte toekenning gekry het – die Koedoe-toekenning vir mediabydrae tot bewaring en ekotoerisme! Soos almal al in kennis gestel i
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References
Ayele, W.Y., Neil, l S.D., Zinsstag, J., Weiss, M.G. & Pavlik, I., 2004. ‘Bovine tuberculosis: an old disease but a new threat to Africa.’ International journal of tuberculosis and lung disease 8, 924-937 De Vos, V., Bengis, R.G., Kriek, N.P., Michel
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Private Game Innovation In Conservation
Our trusted expert contributors will develop curated content to not only inform our loyal readers and current customers of both wildlife opportunities and challenges, but to also provide an engaging voice for the private wildlife sector to stimulate
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Pecan Economics
The demand for treenuts is strong and consumption worldwide is on the increase. South Africa is well positioned to tap into this growing market. Visiting the United States on a pecan information tour in 1997 I made a comparison between the costs of
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Publishing Editor’s Note
One of the most effective tools for strategic planning is to use the PESTLE analysis ( Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal, Environmental) as a guideline to examine opportunities and threats. During 2019, our trusted expert contributors
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Healthy PROTEIN
With global warming growing into a reality and more disease outbreaks than the meat industry can handle, it is no longer just a futuristic speculation but a living experience of heat waves, tornadoes, drought, floods with unexpected, unpredicted low
Wildlife Ranching Magazine2 min cititeSocial Science
Wildlife Wisdom Wildbedryf Wysheid
All of us in the wildlife industry love the environment and the sustainable conservation thereof. We love it so much that we do not only talk about it – we dearly invest in it! We believe our love and South African rand combined with the American dol
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Reversing EXTINCTION
The world reacted with dismay to the death of ‘Sudan’, the last male of the northern white rhino subspecies in the world, on 19 March. Yet there is hope that this may not spell extinction – certainly not if Dr Morné de la Rey has anything to do with
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On The Cover
The world reacted with dismay to the death of ‘Sudan’, the last male of the northern white rhino subspecies in the world, on 19 March 2018. Yet there is hope that this may not spell extinction – certainly not if Dr Morné de la Rey (Embryo Plus) has a
Wildlife Ranching Magazine5 min cititeEnvironmental Science
The Bigger Picture
During the course of this year, I have considered various thematic aspects of the Southern African wildlife ranching and associated wildlife enterprises in relation to current significant events that may affect them. I highlighted how the wildlife in
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Unlock Potential
From humble beginnings on little more than 700ha, Warne Rippon never lost sight of his ultimate vision: hunting with thought, conservation with class. This vision carried him and his wife, Wendy, since 1999 and the consistent growth of the Buffalo Kl
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Wildlife Wisdom Wildbedryf Wysheid
Wildlife ranching and harvesting are totally over-legislated in South Africa. Although game farmers have ownership of game in most instances, the administration burden to comply with in trading with your own possessions (wild animals) is hampering th
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ENABLED VETERINARY Environment THE SAVC: SUPPORTING SUSTAINABLE USE
How does the veterinary profession ensure that it is relevant to South Africa, the region and Africa? Through the concept of One Health : The collaborative effort of multiple health science professions, together with their related disciplines and ins
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On The Cover
Saving the life of any species on planet Earth is one of the greatest achievements a human being can accomplish. It’s also a challenge that enterprising conservation organisations such as the Thaba Tholo Game Ranch in South Africa, which has the larg
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Pecan Exports Wildlife Ranchers Cultivating Pecan – Part 3
World tree nut production on a kernel basis has increased from 3 million to 4.5 million metric tons over the last decade. Almonds, walnuts, cashews, pistachios, hazelnuts, pecans, macadamias, Brazil nuts and pine nuts form the tree nut basket. Pecans
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The Bigger Picture
Sensible laws and regulations are vital for the effective functioning of a nation’s economy and its various sectors. Legal frameworks that enjoy widespread legitimacy and support can shape society in constructive ways, guiding them towards the achiev
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Legal LABELLING HOW LEGAL IS MY ‘GAME BOEREWORS’?
In a recent Butchery Blitz conducted by the Tshwane Meat Forum in Gauteng, a meat product labelled as ‘game boerewors’ was noted in a meat processing plant and reported to the Tshwane Health Department as well as the Department of Health – as the cus
Wildlife Ranching Magazine4 min cititeCrime & Violence
CITES CoP18 Report
“Don’t confuse me with the facts, I have already made up my mind” was very much the attitude of the parties (government representatives) of some 135 registered members of the original 183 parties attending CoP18 in Geneva. That the range states of
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