Poachers Caught, Wildebeest Freed

A ranger cautiously approaches a wildebeest to remove a snare from its neck

Rangers at Dinokeng Game Reserve in the Gauteng Province of northern South Africa caught two poachers in early April 2019 after spotting the intruders on hidden cameras installed by Wildlife Protection Solutions (WPS). The men were in the process of setting snares to catch animals—either for bush...

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State-of-the-art Cameras Capture More Than Wildlife

Watching wildlife got a lot wilder when lions made off with a Wildlife Protection Solutions (WPS) 360-degree GoPro camera at Thornybush Game Reserve, a wildlife reserve adjacent to the world-renowned Kruger National Park in northeastern South Africa. The recovered footage gives immersive, up-close views of savanna grasslands,...

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Poached For One Centimeter Of Rhino Horn

? Kragga Gamma Game Park

    There is nothing quite like encountering a white rhino on foot in the South African Highveld. They are, to put it simply, a 5,000 pound conglomeration of enormous size, perfected evolution, pure majesty, and sheer beauty.  You can feel every single hair raise on your...

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Black Rhino Release

    Sometimes it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by daily challenges: Balancing work and social commitments, coordinating kids’ school drop-offs and pick-ups, and even squeezing in a Starbucks run before you start your day can feel like a juggling act. And then sometimes you hear stories that...

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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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