Jul 26, 2016, 3:35 PM
ACE will be at the inaugural BBC Countryfile Live event in the first week of August and we'd love to see you there! We have 3 pairs of tickets to give away!
Jul 20, 2016, 2:26 PM
Where humans and wildlife live in close proximity, wildlife casualties abound. The last two months our volunteers with the wildlife veterinary experience and wildlife rehabilitation centres have worked on a lot of cases as a result of human-wildlife conflict.
Jun 15, 2016, 2:12 PM
Orphaned black rhino Thor receives intensive care at Care for Wild Africa after sustaining a spinal injury
Jun 6, 2016, 3:29 PM
Various new outlets have reported that there is an increased threat from terrorism in South Africa. African Conservation Experience are taking certain precautions to minimise the amount of time our travellers spend in densely populated areas.
May 19, 2016, 4:33 PM
The African Wild Dog is considered an Endangered species and populations are in decline throughout Africa. Human-Wildlife conflict is one of the major threats to the species - ACE is excited to work with a new conservation initiative in Namibia that aims to tackle this issue.
May 13, 2016, 11:05 AM
Follow the complete story of a successful capture and relocation of serval cats and a civet at the Chipangali Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. Project manager Kevin Wilson tells us about the initial call from a local farmer whose geese were being killed by some feisty serval cats and Kevin's plans for intervention to prevent the servals being shot. The Chipangali team successfully caught the serials - and a surprise civet - and successfully relocated them to a National Park.
May 10, 2016, 9:15 AM
Should “charismatic” wildlife species have UNESCO World Heritage status? The death of Cecil the Lion has sparked public outrage and much debate about trophy hunting. It has created awareness in conservation research and been the inspiration for a petition to establish "World Heritage Species" under UNESCO protection. All this debate raises some interesting questions about whether some species are inherently more "valuable" than others and what the role of social media can be in conservation.
May 6, 2016, 9:35 AM
Sir David Attenborough is turning 90 this Sunday, 8th May. We are celebrating his great work with a playlist of our favourite moments.
Apr 28, 2016, 2:58 PM
ACE are offering a special rate for veterinarians and vet nurses on World Veterinary Day
Apr 22, 2016, 10:01 AM
Mammals, reptiles, birds, Chipangali care about all of them! Here’s an update of their heartwarming success stories from the last couple of months:
Apr 21, 2016, 4:19 PM
Another baby rhino has been taken to Care for Wild Africa after her mother was killed by poachers in the Kruger National Park.
Mar 24, 2016, 3:36 PM
The Coastal Conservation & Education Project has a busy few months ahead and needs some extra hands. African Conservation Experience are offering a reduced rate for placements in April-June 2016.
Mar 22, 2016, 3:12 PM
Kevin Wilson, manager of the Chipangali Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, responds to the concerns that conscientious volunteers have about predator work in wildlife rehabilitation centres. We applaud any would-be wildlife volunteers who do their research on the credibility of conservation projects, and appreciate the opportunity to answer questions. Here Kevin explains how Chipangali manage their predator populations and when it is appropriate to have predators in wildlife sanctuaries.
Mar 14, 2016, 2:54 PM
Matt Podolsky from the "Eyes on Conservation" podcast talks to the ACE team about Conservation Travel and the origins and mission of African Conservation Experience
Mar 7, 2016, 10:16 AM
Care for Wild Africa's rhino orphans Manje and Venus feature alongside baby hippo Molly in the BBC programme "Nature's Miracle Orphans"
Feb 22, 2016, 10:49 PM
"How as your weekend?” is a standard Monday morning greeting. If anyone asked Dr Rogers and team this Monday, the likely response would have been “What weekend?!” Here is a run down of the wildlife cases that his clinic dealt with between Friday and Sunday night!
Feb 12, 2016, 10:44 PM
We are very sad to announce that Valentine succumbed to her injuries on Sunday night. The lion attack had not only removed her tail but had also damaged her anus and intestine, so that she was not able to defecate and digest her food properly. While we are saddened at her loss, she had been in a lot of pain and her suffering has ended.
Feb 11, 2016, 10:38 AM
Arguably the entire rhino poaching crisis is based on lack of education and information, as misinformation about the medicinal use of rhino horn has created the demand. We therefore believe that the more people are well-informed about rhino as a species, the better! For this purpose, we have created the "Rhino Fact File" below. We hope you will enjoy this and share knowledge about these amazing animals with other people. Let's all become Rhino Ambassadors!
Feb 5, 2016, 10:32 AM
About ten days ago two leopard cubs were brought to the Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre by members of the Parks Board.
Jan 16, 2016, 10:21 AM
The team at Chipangali spent the festive season doing plenty of good deeds, as they took in one orphaned animal after another!
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