Gabriel Mpala

Canine handler and trainer

Gabriel is a dog handler and trainer working as part of the canine unit that is involved in counter-poaching operations in Limpopo National Park. He is deployed with patrol units to find potential threats along active poacher routes or to participate in tracking operations during a pursuit. He handles the tracker dogs, takes them out on patrol and looks after them in camp. As well as his experience with the dogs he is a mean camp cook!