A Natural History Guide to the Arid Kalahari (Gus Mills)

Including the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

The landscapes and vegetation, the antelope, the hyaenas, cats and other carnivores, the birds and the smaller creatures all are included in this comprehensive guide. 
Plus: Tips and advice for getting the most out of your visit to the arid Kalahari. Gus and Margie Mills first went to the Kalahari in 1972 and spent the next 40 years conducting research on African large carnivores with SANParks, stationed in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and in the Kruger National Park. 

Gus’s initial work was on brown hyaenas and spotted hyaenas in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, but he also studied lion and cheetah feeding ecology, ecological relationships between the large carnivores and wild dog population ecology in Kruger National Park. 

His study on wild dogs in Kruger ran for 15 years and he was the founder of the South African Wild Dog Advisory Group. He has written four books and published over 120 scientific papers, as well as delivered over 80 talks at conferences and symposia worldwide. 

He is a senior member of several IUCN Carnivore Specialist Groups, including Chair of the Hyaena Specialist Group, and member of the steering committee of the Cat Specialist Group, founder and past head of the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Carnivore Conservation Group and serves as a member on several boards of scientific journals and conservation organizations. He has consulted widely on carnivore conservation issues in Africa and Asia. 

On retirement from SANParks Gus became a Research Fellow with The Tony and Lisette Lewis Foundation and in June 2006 Gus and Margie returned to their roots and undertook a six-year cheetah study in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.

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