Browsing Archive: February, 2013

New e-book!

Posted by Chris & Mathilde Stuart on Saturday, February 23, 2013,
Good news! The title 'National Parks and Nature Reserves - a South African fieldguide' is now also available as e-book in pdf file, with and Amazon. 
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The Menace of the Domestic Cat

Posted by Chris & Mathilde Stuart on Tuesday, February 19, 2013,
Some years ago we wrote an article on the threat domestic and feral cats (Felis catus) pose to the smaller wildlife of Southern Africa. But this is not the only problem, they also readily interbreed with the African wildcat (Felis silvestris lybica), and because of this in some areas few pure wildcat remain. At the time we advocated limits on the numbers of domestic cats, including licencing as required for dogs, and control in the numbers of feral cats. This resulted in an outcry from so-cal...
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