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The Latest News From ACE
Our news section includes the latest news and updates from our projects in southern Africa, our organisation and other conservation or environmental news and research which may interest you(Newest at the top of each page).You can also use the news tag cloud on the right to find news items relating to a topic you are most interested in.
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Care For Wild opened its gates to a couple of very exciting temporary residents last week: A pair of female Wild Dogs. Any seasoned safari traveller will appreciate how rare and elusive wild dogs are - Sightings in the wild will have even the most experienced field guide ecstatic. Quietly
by Ellen Sziede 12 November 2015
The recent release of the documentary “Blood Lions” has put the spotlight on breeding predators for the sake of trophy hunting. It’s timing couldn’t have been better: Public sentiments were already stirred up in the wake of the shooting of “Cecil” so a documentary that highlights the ugliest aspects of
by Ellen Sziede 28 October 2015
Sky News are running a special feature throughout today about the rhino poaching war in South Africa! Part of the footage is filmed at Khulula Care for Wild; award-winning UK journalist Alex Crawford reports on the rescue and protection of the orphan calves brought in from the Kruger National Park, including interviews
by Mike Peters 14 October 2015
Pre-veterinary student Charlotte Smith was definitely up for giving herself a challenge: Having never travelled abroad on her own before, she took the buffalo by the horns and jumped in at the deep end, deciding to travel to South Africa to join the Shimongwe Wildlife Veterinary Experience for a month.
by Ellen Sziede 13 October 2015
Joining the Khulula Care for Wild project is hard work: Many past participants will testify to busy days, rising at 6 am for the first feeding round before your own breakfast (if you were lucky enough not to have drawn the short straw for the 2 am feed of the
by Ellen Sziede 6 October 2015
How do you make sure that your “good cause” also has a good effect? Having good intentions and the heartfelt wish to do something good is as laudable as it can be dangerous. There is no shortage of media coverage of well-intentioned travellers heading to Africa, Asia or South America
by Ellen Sziede 25 September 2015
The days are getting colder and shorter, the winter blues are approaching... For many, that might be enough to start day dreaming of a career breakn - or the very least, a nice long trip away. Abigail Salmon took the plunge, and shares her story of escaping a corporate job
by Ellen Sziede 11 September 2015
The recent ITV series of “Animal Mums” has enjoyed great, and unsurprising, popularity. Who does not love footage of baby animals? Luckily, the programme went beyond filling our TV screens with cuteness and included interesting insights into animal behaviour - as well as some familiar faces from ACE projects! Episode
by Ellen Sziede 10 September 2015
Since we let the cat out of the bag earlier this week about HRH Prince Harry’s visit to Khulula Care for Wild there have been 2 questions on everybody’s mind: “How long did it take him to grow that magnificent beard?” and “What exactly did he get up to at
by Ellen Sziede 14 August 2015
The team at Khulula Care for Wild were in for a huge surprise when HRH Prince Harry joined them last Friday! Prince Harry’s travel itinerary around southern Africa has had a strong focus on learning about rhino conservation, so we might be allowed to say with pride that Khulula Care
by Ellen Sziede 12 August 2015
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