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African Conservation Experience - Work With the Wildlife - Become a Wildlife Volunteer in Africa with ACE
African Conservation Experience organise conservation volunteering placements and veterinary work experience opportunities for wildlife volunteers in southern Africa.
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.
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.
Phinda is one of the success stories of large mammal reintroduction. Volunteers at Phinda become research assistants, and are actively involved in studying the wonderful biodiversity of this stunning game reserve.
Set in a private game reserve not far from Kruger National Park, Hanchi gives students the opportunity to experience the beautiful African bushveld from the unique viewpoint of being on the back of a horse.
"Tuli is a word meaning dust, depicting the conditions in the Tuli block during the dry season. I was fortunate enough to visit the property ';Tuli Wilderness' in the season change over through Nov...
This picture was taken by David Wright, winner of ACE photo competition and past volunteer.
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.
Unlike the calves of the black rhino, white rhino calves walk in front of the mother
Leopards are masters of stealth and extremely difficult to trace and locate in the wild.
This leopard was spotted at Tuli Conservation Project
A chameleon's tongue extends faster than the human eye can follow, at around 26 body lengths per second
Spotted hyenas are organized into territorial clans of related individuals that defend their home ranges against intruding clans. The center of clan activity is the den, where the cubs are raised and individuals meet.
Tracking cheetah and leopard using telemetry equipment and traditional tracking techniques is the main focus at Zingela Predator Conservation Project
Water holes are great for wildlife viewing
It is thought that cheetahs lose between approximately 10 to 15% of kills to the hyena.
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