The John Maytham Show
City Nature Reserves home to more animal life than you think
Andrea Schnetler, an intern at the City of Cape Town who has recently completed her Masters in Conservation ran the study A study of the biodiversity of 12 City of Cape Town nature reserves has revealed a variety of medium and large mammals that were recorded on camera traps . A total of 19 native species were recorded in the findings of which 11 were carnivores, seven herbivores and one omnivore.
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Music: Lee Thomson Quartet07 August 2020 | 6 Minute Listen
We speak to well-known Cape Town based musician, Lee Thomson, who is both a trumpet and flugelhorn player. He has worked with many well-known local groups including the Springbok Nude Girls, Freshlyground, Fuzigish, and Goldfish. His influences include Miles Davis, Lee Morgan and Dave Douglas. Lee, who went to SACS high school, started playing at the age of 15, studying under various teachers and completed his degree in Jazz Performance at UCT College of Music. He's done a number of international gigs and has featured at every major South African music festival.