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11 Jan 2019

Weird and Wonderful Collective Nouns

The African savannah is home to a huge variety of wildlife species. With this much diversity, it’s not surprising that we’ve come up with some equally diverse and interesting words to describe them, and among the most interesting of these are the terms (collective nouns) we use to describe groups of wild animals….


28 Dec 2018

African Conservation Experience 2018: Top 5 Highlights

2018 has been an incredible year for us and for you, our volunteers, in a number of ways. Here’s a breakdown of our favourite highlights and biggest stories for the year! Great Strides to Protect Our Lions In August this year, the South African Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs hosted a symposium on captive lion …


30 Nov 2018

Protecting Painted Wolves in Southern Africa

The African Wild Dog is locally extinct in many African countries and is listed as endangered across the entire continent….


16 Nov 2018

Useful Phrases for Volunteers in Southern Africa

During your time at one of our many projects in Southern Africa you’re likely to be exposed to one or more of the many local languages (South Africa alone has 11 official languages)….


02 Nov 2018

Elephant Conservation in Botswana

Botswana has recently featured prominently in the international media because of a reported increase in elephant carcasses sighted during the latest aerial wildlife survey….


19 Oct 2018

Chipangali Turns 45

Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage and Sanctuary, one of Africa’s oldest wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centres, just turned an incredible 45 years old! The world was a very different place 45 years ago, but one man recognised the need for a wildlife orphanage and rehabilitation centre in Zimbabwe….


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