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May 7, 2008, 12:12 PM
Report by Charlie Bullen, game monitoring and behaviour Location: Water hole Date: Tuesday 4th February 2008 Start: 12:30 Finish: 17:00 Weather: Hot and sunny The first water ...
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Apr 3, 2008, 12:12 PM
Volunteers watch a Leopard Kill at Tuli It was an hour or so after sunrise on Friday March 28th and without a cloud in the sky it was already beginning to get hot. As we drove towards the north of...
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Jan 29, 2008, 2:53 PM
Snowball - The White Baboon of Tuli It was an early start on the 1st May 2007 for the students on the Tuli Conservation Project. Up at 4am to monitor the area in the remaining hours of darkness, b...
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Jan 29, 2008, 12:12 PM
Incredible sighting of a croc catching an impala! Eye witness account - Cat Carr Subsequent to watching "The Last Feast of the Crocodiles", all the students on the Tuli project looked at the Li...
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Dec 21, 2007, 5:38 PM
As we are now in the full swing of the festive season, many of our volunteers are working hard raising funds for their conservation placements next year. It is a great time to start planning and o...
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Dec 14, 2007, 1:44 PM
Tucked away in the Limpopo district in the north-east region of South Africa lays the small town of Ellisras, home to the Shimongwe Wildlife Project run by African Conservation Experience (www.cons...
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Nov 19, 2007, 5:21 PM
Having qualified at my first show jumping class for the Championships of Great Britain, I was both excited and nervous at the thought of a 3 day competition, having only been jumping small obstacle...
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Oct 25, 2007, 10:50 AM
EMAILS HOME FROM JENNA GOLDBY Hi Everyone! We were sat watching a young lioness, had been there about 15 mins, about 20m away, when suddenly she got up and started walking straight towards us. Joh...
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Oct 24, 2007, 3:42 PM
HYENA TRAP REPORT Hyenas are a constant night-time fixture on Ridgeway Farm (the reserve that the Hanchi Project operates on). Students and staff hear their whooping calls most nights! All was fi...
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Oct 24, 2007, 3:29 PM
'The words 'hands-on' don't really manage to cover my time at Tambotie. Within the first hour of being there, the other volunteers and I were involved in the capture of an injured Nyala in the cara...
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Oct 24, 2007, 7:45 AM
We would all like to say a heartfelt Congratulations to Johann and Natalie on the birth of their beautiful baby daughter, Sienna-Reese....
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Sep 27, 2007, 8:40 AM
In June, we were lucky enough to be joined on our Shimongwe Project by Sophie Stafford, the editor of BBC Wildlife magazine! Sophie joined the vets for 2 weeks and came face-to-face with White Rhin...
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Sep 26, 2007, 3:06 PM
My time on the Game Ranger Guide Course Thursday 5th July 2007 Today I woke up at 6.20am with the exciting thought of going elephant tracking! As soon as Johan arrived just after 7am we left in t...
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Sep 26, 2007, 10:12 AM
MEGHA'S LEOPARD REPORT When we were asked to pick an activity for our final weekend at Tuli, we decided that it was time for a "real" sleepout, no walls in sight. We prepared for the adventure by ...
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Sep 4, 2007, 4:21 PM
Many of our volunteers FUNdraise to meet some if not all of their placement costs. The challenge of funding the placements can appear daunting, however with some imagination and lots of enthusiasm ...
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Aug 15, 2007, 1:29 PM
The nature of conservation work All conservation projects, whatever their specific topic, should have clear goals. Ask the organisers what the project is trying to achieve and what its long-term a...
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Jul 30, 2007, 3:25 PM
Ode to Johann "We came here just two weeks ago You taught us lots of what you know We never thought we'd smell the poo Of hyaena, lion and gnu You told us giraffe hunt impala with ease Of hippo ...
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Jul 26, 2007, 10:46 AM
Stuart and Annaline got married last weekend under a beautiful Baobab tree close-by to the Tuli Project camp in Botswana. The reception took place back in the Tuli Project campsite, on the banks of...
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Jun 1, 2007, 11:24 AM
Greetings from a cold and wintry Plett! We have survived the snow and the hail and the Southern right whales are on their way.....here's what we've been up to in recent months!!! It's a long one - ...
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May 25, 2007, 10:59 AM
Following a difficult start in life, Humpfree the "baby" hippo has now grown to a young bull and was certainly making his presence known at Moholoholo! Being an orphan and hand reared from a young ...
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