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At the end of June, five African wild dogs arrived on UmPhafa from Tembe Elephant Park. Since then 2 of the African Wild Dogs we have been holding for the Endangered Wildlife Trust have been relocated, both were females. They will be...

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Madison joined UmPhafa for 2 months between July and September, during this time she experienced what it is like to work on a reserve such as UmPhafa and how important conservation and land management is to the species we care for: "My...

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One of the popular walks on the reserve is through a place called Leopard Gorge. One of the highlights of the walk is the mysterious bone caves. For many years we have speculated what is using the caves and leaving these...

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For many years there have been talks of Crocodiles in the Tugela River which runs alongside the UmPhafa Reserve in South Africa but no one has ever seen one. Then in mid-September the team got a call from one of their...

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Joining us for 10 days in June the group of 12 students and 2 lecturers travelled from Writtle College in the UK to get some hands on experience with our team as part of their studies. The group are all current...

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UmPhafa has a wide and diverse range of habitat types, from grassland to bushveld and open woodlands.

Number of species offically recorded on Umphafa

Mammals 49
Birds 186
Reptiles 24
Amphibians 10
Trees 62