News from ‘further down south’ … as always courtesy of Gill Staden

The latest edition of the Livingstone bi-Weekly is out and I hasten to let you all enjoy some news from Zambia, where I just spent a week, neighbouring Zimbabwe, where I was two weeks ago and other countries in the region like Namibia, Botswana and more …

And don’t forget to click on the video links to find out close up and personal what some of the places Gill describes really look like …

MANA POOLS 14 JUNE 2015 – Mr V’s foot pad

Video on this that Marnie Kloppers so kindly edited together for KAWFT.

Parks Authorities requested attention from KAWFT for Mr V’s one foot pad that he was having a problem with.

Andries Scholtz darted. The foot was cleaned, meds administered along with wound spray and powder.

When checked a few weeks later there was a vast improvement.

https://www.facebook.com/KaribaANimalWelfareFundTrustKariba/videos/1111192252287782/

In Kruger

We all were anticipating a fairly easy catch by these 2 hunting lions. But this turned out to be a hilarious fail by them!🙂

https://youtu.be/BusCSgSqFUc

Savuti Channel

https://www.facebook.com/bush24africa/videos/1023273244416205/

This is the current state of the Savuti Channel!!

Dam Removal in US

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/06/largest-dam-removal-elwha-river-restoration-environment/

Lastly, the newsletter: https://thelivingstoneweekly.files.wordpress.com/2016/07/tlbw5jul16-compressed-1.pdf

Inside:

Put Foot Rally

Dangote Cement Containers

Hippo Cull Re-starting in Luangwa

Working dogs in Lower Zambezi

Night photos from Liuwa Plain

UNIVISA latest

Not enough water for power generation at Kafue gorge

An Elephant called Zambezi

A rather large crocodile from Kafue River

Shoebill Island Camp

Sable in Nanzhila

Tusk Trust Awards – shortlist

Tracking the Crayfish

Bumi Hills matriarch found dead

More Zambian poachers arrested in Kariba

Painted Dog Conservation run for wild dogs

Bat Hawks for Botswana

Savuti Channel explained

The Scattering – a novel

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