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The Shimongwe Wildlife Veterinary Experience gives you the opportunity to work closely with a wildlife veterinarian. The project is based in some of the most wildlife-rich areas in southern Africa
My Time in Africa By Sophie Gates I knew when I applied to study veterinary medicine at university that getting in was going to be difficult so it came as no surprise when on results day I narrowly missed the grades for my offer to study at Liverpool. I
By Kirsten Sharbine If I was given the opportunity, I'm sure I could write a book about how my life changed in this perfectly beautiful country, but I only have space for this article. I've spent the majority of my life fantasizing about the day that I was lucky enough
On Monday 7th May, the students volunteering with the Shimongwe Bundox Wildlife Veterinary Experience had the amazing opportunity to participate in darting and collaring a female elephant. Dartin...
A young bull elephant with a leg injury caused by a poacher's snare was lucky to have the Nsikazi Wildlifevets and our ACE volunteers come to his aid last week. Candice Richardson of Sabi Sand Wil...
One of our Canadian volunteers recently embarked on a 3 month placement with ACE, spending time at Shimongwe Veterinary Experience with Dr Kriel, and The Whale and Dolphin Research Centre. Her...
It's been a busy season for the Game Capture Team ! The work of this group of specialists and the volunteers that lend hands-on support is notoriously unpredictable: They travel across the country,...
Follow Ruby Shorrock's placement in South Africa at Shimongwe Wildlife Veterinary Experience as she updates us on her experience from SA! Ruby is on the Shimongwe Lowveld Veterinary Experience an...
"Two weeks into our trip, we once again found ourselves on the plains of Phinda. With Wildebeest and Zebra being the main animals in our line of sight, we were all surprised when Chap called out "c...
Volunteers at Shimongwe Kwa-Zulu Veterinary Experience have been continuing to care for Mkombe and Nyoni at the base camp, where the wildlife vet holds a zoo license for hand rearing rhino. Nyoni ...
Volunteers at Shimongwe Kwa-Zulu Veterinary Experience assisted the wildlife veterinarian Dr Masterson treating a tame elephant's ear infection, Rambo who lives at Bayete Zulu. Rambo gave the ointm...
At Phinda volunteers head out at night to track the elusive leopard. Once located and darted with a sedative, the volunteers help secure a radio collar and collect data on their condition
All buffalo go through a quarantine period before being sold to another reserve. ACE volunteers get to see the buffalo bulls darted, and help the vet test for Tuberculosis (TB).
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