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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Full video of the cheetah release at Mapesu Private Game Reserve

15th December 2017 By 0 Comment
Full video of the cheetah release at Mapesu Private Game Reserve

Video Credit: Pieter-Louis Hennings The two cheetah brothers have safely arrived at Mapesu Private Game Reserve. They will be closely monitored for the next few weeks to make sure that they are adapting well but so far the boys are doing great. We were lucky enough with some great weather the last few days, which made things a lot easier, and thanks to the wonderful work of the Mabula Game…

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Oryx

13th December 2017 By 0 Comment
Oryx

Did you know that the Oryx has a unique mechanism which helps it survive in the arid and desert conditions where the temperatures are high most of the time. Unlike other mammals, Oryx can rise its own body temperature to prevent perspiration and loss of body-water during the day. It also uses a specific network of capillaries in the nose to cool down the blood that is traveling to the…

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Activity at the water cribs

12th December 2017 By 0 Comment
Activity at the water cribs

Trap Camera Thursday. Lots of activity at the water cribs on Mapesu Private Game Reserve.

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Elephant family having a nice drink at one of our water cribs

9th December 2017 By 0 Comment
Elephant family having a nice drink at one of our water cribs

There’s our beautiful elephant family having a nice drink at one of our water cribs on Mapesu Private Game Reserve!

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Two cheetah brothers safely arrives on Mapesu Private Game Reserve

8th December 2017 By 0 Comment
Two cheetah brothers safely arrives on Mapesu Private Game Reserve

After a long and eventful Thursday morning the two cheetah brothers were safely darted, collared and translocated from Mabula Game Reserve to Mapesu Private Game Reserve. This stage was one of the most threatening stages for the cheetah, as they only have a 50% survival rate when translocated to different areas. Now for the next stage where they will be closely monitored in our boma camp for a few weeks…

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Team Mopane visiting cheetah on Thursday

5th December 2017 By 0 Comment
Team Mopane visiting cheetah on Thursday

This Thursday, two of our team members, Axel and Brigitte, will be visiting the cheetahs for the first time to get them ready for the translocation to Mapesu Private Game Reserve. We are all excited about the upcoming translocation and partnering with the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Cheetah Meta Population Project. We will be doing a live stream from tomorrow morning on our Facebook page to show you how the translocation…

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We are relocating two cheetah brothers to Mapesu Private Game Reserve!

5th December 2017 By 0 Comment
We are relocating two cheetah brothers to Mapesu Private Game Reserve!

Did you know, cheetahs are the most endangered big cat in Africa? Cheetahs once roamed across most of the continent of Africa, and into Asia and the Arabian Peninsula, as far as into eastern India.  According to the Zoological Society of London’s study in 2016, Cheetah have disappeared from 91% of their historic range, extinct in Asia and with only 50 cheetahs left in isolated pockets of Iran and the…

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