Month: March 2013

Cape Peninsula Baboons on Death Row

Baboon in Cape Point National Park

At the start of August this year, a new management strategy was started that will hopefully safe many of the Cape Peninsula baboons from being euthanised. Past baboon management came under heavy scrutiny by the Kenya-based, American expert on primates, Professor Shirley Strum. She made the controversial statement that “Cape Peninsula baboons had become uncontrollable, because of the extreme […]