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There are a range of different wildlife conservation projects where volunteers can get involved, getting first hand experience while they work with animals.
Volunteering at these wildlife management and conservation projects involves working alongside game rangers, field researchers and a wildlife capture team in southern Africa.
Volunteering at a Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in South Africa gives you hands on experience in animal care, rehabilitation and hand-rearing of wildlife.
Our Game Ranger Courses offer a thorough introduction to the wildlife of southern Africa while the Wildlife Tracking Courses provide in depth training in a challenging environment.
As a marine conservation volunteer with African Conservation Experience you work with dolphins, whales, sea turtles and seals in South Africa and Mauritius.
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.
The Wildlife Tracking Course teaches advanced tracking skills in the Tuli Wilderness of Botswana, covering reading tracks, interpreting wildlife behaviour and staying safe in the bush.
Wildlife volunteers with the Tuli Conservation Project in Botswana get some first hand wildlife research experience, closely studying elephant, lion and leopard.
Wildlife volunteers with the Zingela Conservation Project in South Africa track and monitor lion, cheetah, leopard and brown hyena populations, and work towards an integrated community programme to conserve predators in the area.
Game Capture is a specialised part of reserve and wildlife management in South Africa. Volunteers can join the capture and relocation of species such as buffalo, rhino, giraffe and antelopes.
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The cheetah is a vulnerable species. Out of all the big cats, it is the least able to adapt to new environments.
Nights on the projects are often spent watching beautiful sunsets. At around 20 meters tall, the Baobab tree (Adansonia digitata) towers majestically over its neighbours on the African savannas
On the wildlife tracking course students use their new tracking skills to locate wild animals in the bush
An introduction to African Conservation Experience and the projects volunteers can join.
A video of volunteers participating in the Shimongwe Wildlife Veterinary Experience
A video of volunteers at the game capture team in South Africa.
Video of volunteers at the Tuli Conservation project in Botswana.
Video introduction to the wildlife tracking course in Botswana.
Video of volunteers at the Phinda Wildlife Research Project in South Africa
Video of volunteers at the Nholwasi Community Project in South Africa.
Video of volunteering at the Hanchi Conservation Project.= in South Africa.
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