Mission:Wolf – the beginning of the WSYC in the field” journey. Read about my time with Jake learning about wolf conservation and receiving the great news that Why Should You Care has gotten its first official research job!
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Written for South Africa’s Cheetah Outreach Trust in coordination with the Australia Zoo Wildlife Warrior program. This piece explains how farmers are using a specific breed of dog to mitigate for and prevent livestock predation and predator retaliation in South Africa.
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Despite how natural to the human eye wildlife enclosures may appear – there are often various unnatural stimuli animals in captivity must combat with. These stimuli create various stress induced responses within the animals that are harmful to their happiness and well-being.