A short descriptionption is given of the physiographic, vegetation and climatic conditions in South West Africa. The influence of modern man on game animals is given with examples or various situations.
An optometric survey was conducted recently on a number of African elephants Loxodonta africana. The survey was conducted simultaneously with a veterinary surgeon, biologist, nature conservators and game rangers.
A capture snare designed and cunstructed for the capture and black-backed jackal and similar predators is descriptionbed. The snare has been used in various localities in the Transvaal and found to be more effective for civet cats than for black-backed jackal.