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Snakebites: fact and fiction

Misconceptions about the treatment of snakebites can endanger the victim, warns Johan Marais.
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Wildlife & environment: Getting to grips with rabies

A research team is investigating the possibility of vaccinating wildlife populations against rabies.
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Auction turnover breaks the billion-rand barrier

Game auctions showed a rising trend showed last year says Dr Flippie Cloete of the Unit for Environmental Science and Management at North-West University.
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A rewarding experience at the Kruger National Park

Visiting the Kruger National Park in December is a highly rewarding experience, says Annelie Coleman.
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The survival of Africa’s elephants

As the war against rhino poaching in South Africa continues, a war against elephant poaching is taking place in other parts of the continent.
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From cattle farm to game paradise

The lush, 3 700ha game farm, Iwamanzi (place of the falling waters), which Stan and Jacqueline Burger built up from scratch, was once an overgrazed cattle farm.
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A home where the buffalo roam

Elandsberg was the first disease-free buffalo breeding project in the Western Cape. Now 14 years on, market demand remains high and with breeding protocols firmly in place, it is an industry leader with an established buffalo stud.
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Small kudu. Big problem?

Eastern Cape game farmers have noticed that kudu bulls have become smaller, and they’re pleading for research to find out why.
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The York family & Breeding Golden Wildebeests

The York family respect the people and the animals they work with and run their business on old-fashioned values. Barry York talks to Nan Smith about game farming and the golden wildebeest.
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Game farmer talks economics of expansion

Diversification, expansion and partnership are the building blocks of a game farming business in the Northern Cape. Wintershoek’s Wiaan van der Linde WRSA’s Game Farmer of the year in 2012 talks to Susan Botes.
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