Elephant Populations – Preservation, Conservation & Critical Management

A habitat’s elephant “carrying capacity” is the number of elephants that the habitat can sustainably carry without causing irreparable damage to the habitat’s vegetation.                                       This is a critical parameter because it determines whether or not the …

Kruger Park’s biological diversity is in serious trouble! Part 5.

Elephant Management in Kruger National Park (5) In Blog 3 on this subject, I said that I would explain the rationale about managing excessive elephant populations and the justification for reducing them by at least 50 percent, repeatedly, until the population size is correct. To do that, I started putting you through a short explanatory …