• Welcome to our new Website!

    We trust you will enjoy and use our new website! Please do not hesitate to let us know if some functions need improvement or if you would like more items to be added. Feel free to send us anything newsworthy to share with the ZSSA community. This is your opportunity to showcase your research and […]

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  • Genetics study puts spotlight on a ‘most traded’ chameleon species

    Dane McDonald A recent genetic study has brought to light some interesting findings on one of the most widespread chameleon species in Africa. The study, published in a 2018 issue of African Zoology (https://bit.ly/2yGR7nl), suggests that this species actually consists of several species, rather than one widespread species. Devon Main, with colleagues Prof Bettine Jansen […]

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  • ICZ 2020 Session Host Call

    The International Society of Zoological Sciences will host its 2020 International Congress of Zoology (ICZ XXIII) in Cape Town, South Africa (https://www.icz2020.co.za/). This is the first time that this international meeting takes place on the African continent, and is hosted in partnership with the Zoological Society of Southern Africa and the Professional Conference Organiser (PCO), […]

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  • In Memory of a Great Man: William Roy Branch

    It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Prof. William Roy Branch, highly acclaimed Port Elizabeth-based herpetologist. Bill, as he was known to everyone, was diagnosed with motor neuron disease earlier this year and passed away on Sunday, 14 October 2018. He was born in London, England on 12 May 1946. Bill […]

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