Spotted Hyena Release

    It’s not everyday that someone gets to see a pack of hyenas devour a carcass.  Let alone so close, and let alone with a 360 degree camera. But that’s exactly what happened with our partners in the Dinokeng Game Reserve of South Africa.  In this...

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The Lion Whisperer

You’ll never forget the first time you watch a Kevin Richardson lion video. They’re—somehow—simultaneously heart-stopping and heart-warming. The lions are so excited to see him, they run directly toward him… and us in the camera! They throw their paws around his neck. They wrestle him to the ground....

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Cracking The Poachers Code

A couple of sticks. A small pile of rocks. On first glance, you might not give either a second look in the African wilderness. A closer inspection, however, reveals those “couple of sticks” are actually laid out in a curious, unnatural, almost symbolic way. And that “small...

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WPS Aids in Undercover Poaching Sting

A WPS team member writes of their recent participation in an undercover sting to catch poachers in Namibia. Names and areas where the informants operate have been intentionally left out so as not to jeopardize the safety of those involved and of future intelligence efforts. Recently I...

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Catching Poachers in South Africa

Eric was invited to present at the Forward 2016 Digital Experience Conference sponsored by Four Winds Interactive in Denver, Colorado. Amongst a line up of makers and thinkers sharing best practices and innovative hardware and software implementations, Eric told the story of catching poachers in South Africa using our wpsWatch centralized...

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Discover the Pain and Beauty

WPS’ South African project manager Pierre Blignaut’s account of his recent experience in the bush witnessing the poaching of a rhino. Since this was written, another rhino was shot at the same reserve. This occurred at a location where we were conducting a site survey. Hopefully the...

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