2021-11 NOVEMBER LIFE HISTORY FILE

  This month’s Meerkatter features the goings-on with Trackie-Daks.  Dominant female BB (VTDF010) was given her last seen after disappearing in late October.  Adult subordinate male Sketchy Bongo (VTSM019) emigrated into Make-e-Plan. Several other Trackie-Daks individuals were also given their last seen and by the end of this month the…

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2021-10 October Life History File

October was marked by pup losses.  Among those, one pup from Elrond’s Council dominant female Galadriel’s (VECF032) previous litter, all three pups of Lazuli dominant female Sigma (VLF230) either dead or missing, and all pups from Phoenix and Zulus have not been seen since last month,  Make-e-Plan dominant female Bridget’s…

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2021-09 September Life History File

Habituation is discussed in this month’s Meerkatter.  The habituation process is still underway at Gold Diggers, Trackie-Daks and Phoenix.  While Phoenix still needs the most work, a volunteer saw an opportunity  to have direct contact with the three new Phoenix pups when the babysitters went off foraging. Jaxx dominant female…

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2021-08 August Life History File

Spring has sprung in the Kalahari and so have the babies! Side Quest, Jaxx, Runaways, Trackie-Daks and Elrond’s Council all had pups emerge this month.   Runaways dominant male Shiraz VJXM122 has been very protective of dominant female Bigwig’s VMPF022 solo pup who has quickly become a favorite with  the project’s…

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