African Wildlife and Big 5 Conservation Experience

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Volunteers have unrestricted access to a natural reserve spanning 11 000 hectares (26 000 acres). African wildlife is free roaming, including the Big 5.

Learn -

bush survival skills
tracking and reading animal signs
dangerous game approach methods
assist in conservation and wildlife management
examine status of endangered Cape leopard population
non invasive wildlife approach methods
ethics and safety of both humans and wildlife
work in the wilderness both on foot and vehicle
data collection, entry and analysis
experience in wildlife conservation projects


Reserve conservation projects (subject to data collection needs and environmental factors) –

rhino behaviour research, prenatal, gestation and postnatal
elephant habitat utilization to establish carrying capacity

Participants pay a monthly program fee


An interest in terrestrial wildlife conservation. Applicants with wildlife management, zoology, biology, ecology and conservation experience are given placement preference. Participants need to be at least 18 years of age when they attend the program.

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