January 21, 2019
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Along with all the other projects, research and conservation work the Wild Volunteers do they also take care of the wildlife clinic that is onsite. The clinic is only small but the work put into it is a lot, making sure that it is ready for any animal that may end up here. The clinic

January 14, 2019
Harriot Brill

Not all animals are active during the day, there are some that prefer to come out at night and I don’t blame them. Whilst I was with the Wild Volunteers I got to be involved with going on some of the scorpion walks at night with a few of the guests that were staying at

January 7, 2019
Harriot Brill

So today is Bradleys 10th birthday, so we all want to give him an extra special day to show him what he means to all of us at Umkhumbi lodge and the Wild Volunteers! Bradley and his parent Bianca and Andries Pretorius have worked with us for over a year now. In this time, I

December 31, 2018
Harriot Brill

When you come to Africa you tend to only think about the big things like elephants, giraffe, lions, rhinos, hippo, wildebeest, buffalo etc, but the little animals matter just as much. There are so many small and wonderful things in this world that we don’t really know much about from inverts and amphibians to reptile

July 5, 2017
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It’s Monday morning. The alarm rudely wakes you from your sleep.  You drag yourself from bed. You mentally prepare for the daily grind of school, or work. You question if this is all there is. You wonder how you’ve somehow found yourself in the nine-to-five spiral. Work. Eat. Sleep. Repeat. This is not what you

July 2, 2017
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  What would you draw if I asked such a question, what images first come to mind? Vast expanses of rainforest, an island in the Pacific Ocean surrounded by turquoise waters, a park near your home, or a city buzzing with people during rush hour? I could draw the forest which extends in front of