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December 17, 2017
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By Hayley Davis Me, Harriot and Logan started the day off at 5:15am getting in the truck and heading off to where the buffalos were. We thought that we were only going to dart and relocate two buffalos but it ended up being nine. Once we arrived we got out of our truck and into

October 22, 2017
Harriot Brill

By: Victoria (Tori) Gray At the end of last week us 4 interns were joking around with Harriot about wanting to get another pet…on top of the pet python we already take care of in our room! She told us these obviously cannot be kept as pets, but we could try and save some impala

October 19, 2017
Harriot Brill

Today we were involved in clearing a path through a densely wooded area on Unkhumbi’s property. To make this path we had to go through first with machetes chopping down all the grass on the trail. We also had to chop down any trees that hung too low and obstructed the path. Following the machetes,

October 17, 2017
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Over the past weeks with Wild Volunteers I have learned a lot of important tools that can be used for conservation. One of the most beneficial tools is camera traps. The way these devices work is by a sensor that triggers movement and captures an image or video of the moment. There are different types

October 7, 2017
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South Africa is a very diverse country geographically, thus creating fauna and floral diversity. There are nine different biome zones in South Africa each with very specific characteristics. After spending three months with GVI at Karongwe Private Game Reserve, located on Limpopo, travelling to Umkhumbi Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal was very interesting as there was a

October 6, 2017
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We are starting this fundraiser as we have a very limited amount of time to raise a fair bit of money to save 7 Ram impalas (males). We need to raise R8,400 which converts to £500, this may seem like a lot of money but to save these beautiful creatures it is just a small

October 5, 2017
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My first week here has been a steep learning curve.  It has been so different to what I have experienced in my first three months in South Africa at Karongwe Private Game Reserve.  Last week I woke up to a house full of twenty-something people at 4:30am to go out on a research drive, this