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

  • Vulture GPS Backpacks: R8 000 each
  • Transmitters: R4 500 each
  • Rhino GPS Collars: R15 000 each
  • Standard VHF Anti-snare Collar: R5000
  • Wild Dog GSM Collars: R20 000 each
  • GPS Satellite Collar: R50 000 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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Fundraisers

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    Wildlife ACT Team

    $5,185 raised

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    Deborah High

    $1,005 raised

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    Melanie Entelisano

    $560 raised

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    Lynn Fulton

    $275 raised

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    Fabiola Quilis

    $37 raised

7 Fundraiser projects

Donations

  1. Chris Matteodo

    3 September

    $200
  2. Renee Mitchell

    30 August

    R3,330
  3. Peter Martin

    28 August

    £50
158 Donations

Fundraiser projects

7 Fundraiser projects

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

By Wildlife ACT Team

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
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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
86 DAYS

Drinking beer for a good cause! (Wildlife ACT)

By Tops at SPAR Bierfest 2018

For every R175 you donate, you will receive a Standard Bier Hall ticket so get your Schmidt toget...

0% Completed
R0 raised
R3,000 Target
0 DAYS

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
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