Kruger Park’s Biological Diversity is in Serious Trouble!

Elephant Management in Kruger National Park (11) (The second – the current period – series) The period between 1994 and 2006 was a period of intense debate in South Africa. 1994 was the year the last elephant cull in Kruger took place, and from that year onwards the elephant population started to grow at an …

Kruger Park’s biological diversity is in serious trouble!

Elephant Management in Kruger National Park (10) (The second – the current period – series) After 1994, it became apparent that the 27-years long culling programme in Kruger National Park (1967-1994) – which had been designed and expected to halt the tremendous habitat damage caused by the park’s large number of elephants – had failed …

Kruger Park’s Biological diversity is in serious trouble!

Elephant Management in Kruger National Park (9) The first series of blogs (numbers 1 – 8), under this same title, focussed on the period 1955 to 1994, especially and including the 27 years of the ‘culling era’ (1967 – 1994).   It ended in 1994 after a period of continuous annual culling when the elephant population …