Serengeti Wild Dogs Conservation Project, Serengeti
The Serengeti Wild-Dog Project was established through a cooperation of the University of Glasgow with the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI) in 2012. The main aim of this project was to ensure long-term conservation of the African wild dog population in the Serengeti ecosystem.
The question was raised when wild dogs had not made their way naturally into the western parts of the Serengeti so several of the most severely threatened packs of wild dogs were identified for relocation to suitable habitats in the western part of the Serengeti National Park, where they wouldn’t be in conflict with humans and could be safely monitored by the Project.
Implementing partner: Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute
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