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May

Interesting Facts About African Wild Dogs: The Leaders Of The Pack

African Wild Dogs are often judged by their appearance, but there’s much more to this endangered animal than meets the eye. Their irregular fur patterns and musky colours can make them seem unclean and unkempt, and their tendency to live and travel in packs can make them appear aggressive and confrontational. However, perception shouldn’t always […]

Interesting Facts About African Wild Dogs: The Leaders Of The Pack

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20

Apr

6 things you absolutely have to do at the London National Pet Show 2017

Taking place at the London Excel on 6th and 7th May, the National Pet Show is back for another weekend of action packed entertainment and education. If you’re heading to the show, you’ll no doubt know there’s a lot to get involved with. Below, we’ve picked six things that we’d suggest you have to see […]

6 things you absolutely have to do at the London National Pet Show 2017

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27

Feb

Lightning Fast Facts About Cheetahs – Catch Them While You Can

You might already know that the cheetah is the world’s fastest land mammal, reaching speeds of up to 70mph in just three seconds, but there’s a lot more to this lightning fast animal than meets the eye. From their distinctive facial marks that reflect the glare of the sun to their powerful and muscular tails […]

Lightning Fast Facts About Cheetahs – Catch Them While You Can

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15

Feb

Have you got the makings of a wildlife vet? Test your knowledge!

Have you got the makings of a wildlife vet? Test your knowledge!

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2

Feb

Amazing African Elephant Facts To Keep Under Your Trunk

African elephants are the largest animals walking the Earth. Their graceful and gentle nature makes them an animal that many hold close to their hearts. African elephants are particularly easy to spot due to their prominent characteristics and features, such as their large ears, long curved tusks and their powerful trunks. The sheer size and […]

Amazing African Elephant Facts To Keep Under Your Trunk

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27

Jan

Going, going, gone – Species Extinction in 2016

What are some of the species we have lost in 2016? What caused their demise? 2016 was not a great year for wildlife. Many species have been lost forever or been declared functionally extinct. Admittedly, many of them are lesser known species, which might explain why their demise was not plastered all over the news. They […]

Going, going, gone – Species Extinction in 2016

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19

Jan

Campaigning for Rhino Conservation in South Africa

Care for Wild Africa on tour in the USA Care for Wild Africa founder and manager Petronel Niewoudt is off to the United States this week and she is not going for a holiday! Petronel is embarking on an intense tour to raise awareness for rhino conservation and the plight of rhino poaching in South […]

Campaigning for Rhino Conservation in South Africa

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12

Jan

6 ways that we can all help endangered African animals in 2017

Tremendous work is being done all across the world to help improve the numbers of African animals that are vulnerable and endangered, but how can you help to make a difference this year? Below, we’ve outlined six ways that we can all help to make a difference to the lives and habitats of endangered African […]

6 ways that we can all help endangered African animals in 2017

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12

Jan

Volunteer with African animals and make 2017 your most memorable yet

If you’re looking for the experience of a lifetime, you might have considered an extravagant trip around the globe, swimming with dolphins or eating at some of the world’s top restaurants, but you might not have considered volunteering with animals in Africa. Taking part in conservation project work in Africa can be one of the […]

Volunteer with African animals and make 2017 your most memorable yet

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6

Jan

Lives claimed in 2016 – Remembering 112 Wildlife Rangers

Many famous people have passed away in 2016. The world press and social media have given ample tribute to them. We don’t want to distract from their legacy – many of them were truly inspirational, talented and influential. But we do want to give recognition to another group of people that has seen heavy losses […]

Lives claimed in 2016 – Remembering 112 Wildlife Rangers

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22

Dec

Which famous conservationist is your alter ego? Fun Quiz

Which famous conservationist is your alter ego? Fun Quiz

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8

Dec

Rip roaring facts about the African lion (Infographic)

Commonly referred to as the king of the jungle, Lions combine beauty with strength, and this makes them one of the most majestic animals in the world. The combination of brains and brawn means that they’re experts when it comes to raising their families, marking their territories, hunting and socialising. However, despite their commanding presence, […]

Rip roaring facts about the African lion (Infographic)

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24

Nov

African Black Rhino: Some Eye-Opening Facts (Infographic)

What comes to mind when you think of a rhino? A large, bad tempered prehistoric looking creature? To some point that might be true, especially considering rhinos have wandered the earth for over 50 million years, yet the rhinos we see today are vastly different to those prehistoric beasts. They have evolved, lived for some […]

African Black Rhino: Some Eye-Opening Facts (Infographic)

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14

Nov

Super Moon: Anything but romantic for rhino conservation

Are you getting ready to watch the super moon tonight? On Monday 14 November, the moon will be the closest to the Earth on a full moon day since 1948. And the next time we are in for this spectacular sight won’t be until 2034. So are you staying up to enjoy some moon gazing? […]

Super Moon: Anything but romantic for rhino conservation

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11

Nov

What we can learn from nature – Lessons in sacrifice, wisdom, tolerance and collaboration

When we’re not sure what to make of things, a very normal thing to do is to turn to people we trust. We ask our families, friends or teachers for advise. But if they don’t have the answers, or we want a truly unbiased perspective, we might look outside our own circle and take some […]

What we can learn from nature – Lessons in sacrifice, wisdom, tolerance and collaboration

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4

Nov

Which Big Five African Animal Are You? – Quiz

Which Big Five African Animal Are You? – Quiz

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27

Oct

ACE the Leopard – The newest member of the predator research study at Chipangali

ACE HR Manager Pam assists in leopard capture-and-collar procedure in Zimbabwe The Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage and Research Centre are not only running a very busy wildlife rehabilitation centre, but are also engaged in a long-term predator study in the Matopos National Park region. The research aims to determine the population size and territories of leopard […]

ACE the Leopard – The newest member of the predator research study at Chipangali

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24

Oct

African Animals: How endangered are they? (Infographic)

Africa is the home to a variety of species of animals, yet whether it’s because of the poaching crisis, loss of habitat, deforestation or simply human greed, there is a large number of species which are on the endangered list. At African Conservation Experience we work in conjunction with a number of conservation projects that […]

African Animals: How endangered are they? (Infographic)

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18

Oct

Scientific study of rehabilitation prospects for orphaned rhino at Care for Wild Africa

Nobody wants wild animals to end up in wildlife rehabilitation centres, sanctuaries or zoos. In an ideal world they should live out their lives in the wild. But as wildlife populations suffer from habitat loss, poaching, poisoning and other manmade infractions, wildlife rehabilitation centres can often be the only option to save individual animals. Most […]

Scientific study of rehabilitation prospects for orphaned rhino at Care for Wild Africa

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26

Jul

Win Free Tickets to the BBC Countryfile Live Event!

 We are excited to be a part of the first BBC Countryfile Live event, which is based within the beautiful grounds of Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, from the 4 – 7 August 2016! We would love to see some of our past conservation travellers there to have a good chat about conservation and what’s going on […]

Win Free Tickets to the BBC Countryfile Live Event!

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