Recently Jonathan Swart received the call he has been waiting for since his arrival on Welgevonden – a PANGOLIN sighting.

Jonathan did his MSC research on pangolins in the Sabi Sands for 7 years and is considered a specialist on these strange animals!

Jonathan rapidly collected his camera, some gloves and a scale so that he could capture some scientific species data on Welgevonden pangolins.

The animal weighed in at 10kg but was extremely shy and would not expose itself to being sexed. Jonathan however believes it was possibly an adult female.

Please report all pangolin sightings to Jonathan together with all other special species sightings and mortalities. Contact Jonathan for the necessary forms –