Publicly available monthly reports are produced about the baboon management project. These contain raiding activity and out of town records of the baboon troops in Hermanus (Voelklip Troop) and Pringle Bay (Pringle Bay Troop), as well as a breakdown of hotline calls for the month. In addition to this, monthly, seasonal and daily trends of baboon behaviour are reported on.
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This monthly report covers the period from 1 to 30 November 2019. Management of the Voëklip Troop in Hermanus and the Pringle Bay Troop in Pringle Bay are discussed. During the period 1 to 7 November, the HWS team were getting to know the terrain utilized by the Voëklip Troop in Hermanus and fitted a GPS radio collar to an adult female to aid in management. Paintball marker management began on 8 November 2019. Full management with paintball markers began on 1 November 2019 in Pringle Bay, where management run by the local community has been active for several years.
Baboon Rangers are provided for events, functions and film shoots that are held in areas that baboons may frequent. The Rangers provide security and peace of mind for the people attending the function so that they can enjoy themselves without being harassed.
HWS is the only service provider that holds the required CapeNature permit that allows the use of aversive techniques in the management of baboons. To request a quote please complete the enquiry form or contact us.
Information and Advice
Please find below a wealth of links to information pertaining to baboon related matters.