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Poster series Marine Endangered Marine Birds

This series of three posters will give you all the information you need about three endangered marine bird species including the African penguin, Cape comorant and Cape gannet.

Presentation: Marine Biodiversity - The Fabulous Forms of Fish

There are some 2 600 species of fish in our seas including 270 families of fishes represented in South Africa, equivalent to 83% of all marine fish families known. Strikingly, up to 13% are endemic, ranking amongst the highest anywhere else in the world.

Presentation: Marine Biodiversity - World Fisheries Day

World Fisheries Day is celebrated every year on the 21st of November to highlight the importance of fish stocks in our oceans. Fishing provides food and jobs for people and in return boosts a country's economy. 

Presentation: Tortoises, Terrapins and Turtles

South African turtles, terrapins and tortoises. South Africa has five of the seven kinds of sea turtles occurring in its coastal and off-shore waters.

Preventing hybridization of Cape mountain zebra

Hartmann’s zebra (Equus zebra hartmannae) and plains zebra (Equus quagga burchelli) were introduced into the Western Cape. Some of these animals escaped from their points of introduction and now roam freely across the landscape.

Quiz solution Classification of plants and animals International Day of Biological Diversity Grade 7

Do you know why the Western Cape's biodiversity is so special? Can you name the four kingdoms living things can be divided up into? Take our parent and teacher quiz today to see how much you know about this fascinating kingdom.

    Radio Interview_ Biodiversity - Illegal Harvesting

    Listen to our Field Rangers talk about biodiversity crime.

    Report on proposed baboon-fencing for Cape Peninsula
    STANDARD OPERATIONAL PROCEDURE FOR USING PAINTBALL MARKERS AS BABOON DETERRENTS

    The objective of this SOP is to regulate the use of PBMs in achieving the stated aim

    while not causing any unnecessary harm or suffering to baboons.

    The Language of Love, Like a Bird

    Birds are not shy about making their intentions known. Male birds mostly have a huge variety of ways to signal that they are ready to find a partner. Signals can be through song, dance and even the offering of food.

    Video Marine Biodiversity Penguin Palooza 2020

    Learn all about the importance of penguins and watch a penguin release from the view point of these incredible birds. 

    Video: Webinar - Biodiversity State of Conservation Report 2020

    In this interesting webinar, learn about the state of conservation in the Western Cape, what the threats are to biodiversity and what is being done to conserve it.