Mammalogy Department
 
 

Research

Fields of Research

Mammology research

  • Distribution/biogeography of small mammals in the central interior of South Africa and Lesotho
  • Distribution of small mammals in relation to floristic composition
  • Small mammal biodiversity
  • Distribution of small mammals in relation to the ecological value of grassveld
  • Monitoring small mammals effectively: a comparison of trapping methods
  • Small mammals as indicators of biological integrity
  • Addressing the caracal and black-backed jackal problem in small stock areas in southern Africa

General

  • The staff of the Department are actively involved with research and publish regularly in accredited and popular journals
  • The staff of the Department are involved with Environmental Assessments, which they do on a contract basis.