K9 Unit Exercising together
Image credit: Conservation Lower Zambezi/Francois D'elbee
Project

Expanding the Detection and Tracking Dog Unit in Lower Zambezi

Duration
2019 - 2020
Location
Zambia
Species protected
Temminck’s Pangolin Smutsia temminckii
African Elephant Loxodonta africana
Lion Panthera leo

Project objectives

With the Dog Unit back to full strength, the project team can continue to run their operations to combat wildlife crime in the area and thereby protect the wildlife of the Lower Zambezi National Park.

This project is implemented by Conservation Lower Zambezi.

Threaths

Poaching

This project is a part of the IUCN SOS African Wildlife initiative, which is funded by the European Commission’s Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development (DG Devco) through its B4Life initiative.