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This course is ideally suited to people wanting an introduction to conservation in southern Africa and those wishing to pursue a conservation orientated career, as well as wishing to improve their personal knowledge of wildlife.
It's definitely not all classroom grind on the Game Ranger Guide Course! The participants in the August course got stuck into the exciting life of a game ranger. The modules of the course include p...
On the Game Ranger Course you never know what surprises you mind find in the bush!
Photo taken by Robert Staritz who came 3rd in ACE's photo competition. The white fronted bee-eater, Merops bullockoides, gets it's name from it's distinctive white forehead and diet of insects , which is almost always honey bees. These bee-eaters live in a very complex society, nesting in colonies made up of family clans where non-breeding birds become helpers for their breeding relatives.
Each zebra has its own unique set of stripes, which are as distinctive as fingerprints
Wild dogs were once widely distributed throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Today, viable populations may exist in only a handful of countries. Habitat loss and human persecution are the main causes of decline. Wild dogs fall victim to snaring, shooting, and speeding vehicles on roadways.
Under the hot African sun, rhinos find a suitable water hole and roll in its mud, coating their skin with a natural bug repellent and sun bloc
As its name would indicate, the waterbuck inhabits areas that are close to water in savanna grasslands, gallery forests and riverine woodlands south of the Sahara. Such habitats not only provide sustenance but long grasses and watery places in which to hide from predators.
Water holes are great for wildlife viewing
Having a long neck is great for feeding where no others can but makes drinking slightly tricky!
It is thought that cheetahs lose between approximately 10 to 15% of kills to the hyena.
Between 1986 and 1993, the roan antelope population in the Kruger National Park, South Africa, declined from about 450 to 45 animals. At Hanchi and Zingela these animals are being bred. Volunteers monitor their densities, age and condition on horseback.
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