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Why do we need to Collar & Monitor Endangered Species?

  1. Studying the animals and recording behavioural, social and feeding patterns for research purposes.
  2. Monitoring is an effective way of keeping track of animals movement patterns and demographics and learning about their ecology and population structures.
  3. Monitoring animals intensively allows us to predict future movements and possible dispersals of wild dogs from their packs, for example.
  4. We are able to detect if animals have left the confines of the park - allowing us to act immediately to bring them back, thereby preventing conflict and interaction with humans and domesticated animals (which could be carriers of Rabies, Parvo or Distemper virus).
  5. By being in the field with the animals on a day-to-day basis, we pick up on poaching incidences quickly as well as injuries from fighting and predation.

Equipment Needed For Effective Endangered Species Conservation

  • Standard VHF Collar R9 500
  • LoRa GPS Collar with VHF R12 200
  • Sigfox GPS Collar with VHF R12 200
  • GSM (Cellular) Collar with VHF R15 500
  • Iridium Satellite Collar with VHF R35 000
  • Vulture GPS Backpacks: R8 000 each
  • Transmitters: R4 500 each
  • SAT Collar data download: R1 300 per month
  • Vet cost: R8 000 per day
  • Chopper cost: R7 700 per hour
  • Telemetry Set: R13 000 per set + R300 per cable + R2 000 per antenna

With your support there is hope for our endangered wildlife. Thank you!

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    Fi Evans

    US$6,483 raised

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    Deborah High

    US$1,005 raised

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    Melanie Entelisano

    US$560 raised

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    Lynn Fulton

    US$275 raised

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    Fabiola Quilis

    US$37 raised

7 Fundraiser projects


  1. Teresa Baker

    26 May

  2. Teresa Baker

    26 April

  3. Alta Saunderd

    19 March 2020

209 Donations

Fundraiser projects

7 Fundraiser projects

Team Wildlife ACT - Cape Town Cycle Tour 2020

By Fi Evans

We are taking on the Cape Town Cycle Tour 2020, during which we will be riding for a great cause....

28.44% Completed
R19,908 raised
R70,000 Target

Wildlife ACT Team - Ride for Vultures - iMfolozi MTB Challenge 2019

By Fi Evans

WildlifeACT has put together a team of riders who, in aid of vultures, are set to tackle the 45km...

70.259% Completed
R70,259 raised
R100,000 Target

Estoy recaudando fondos para Wildlife ACT Fund

By Fabiola Quilis

WildlifeACT es una ONG que provee a las resevas naturales en Sudáfrica con un servicio gratuíto d...

2.06666666666667% Completed
€31 raised
€1,500 Target

Anti-snare collars for the African Painted Dog

By Marleen Jongkind

New anti-snare collars are necessary to ensure the safety of the African Painted Dogs.

0% Completed
€0 raised
€700 Target