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The Impressive Impala

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“We don’t like being ignored”! Usually, impala are the first and most numerous species that are seen on game drives. As a result, they tend to be overlooked and ignored most of the time. Here are some reasons why they should not be ignored.

Sleeping out under the vast African sky

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As part of the EcoTraining Trails Guide Course the students get…
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Zebras | Facts and fallacies surrounding them

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Why is it that when it comes to zebra people often have a multitude of questions? Let us answer some unusual questions about this unique animal.

Night game drive from Karongwe Camp

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Into the darkness. Have you been on a night game drive? This is when you get the chance to see and hear all the nocturnal creatures that come to life as the sun goes down, it is definitely an activity that should not be missed.

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The African lion, Latin name Panthera leo, was once described in Samuel Johnson’s dictionary as “the fiercest and most magnanimous of the four-footed beasts”. This definitely rings true with these magnificent felines! It is quite clear that lions are fascinating creatures.

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Have you ever envisioned yourself sitting in a 4x4 vehicle driving through the African bush, learning all about the wonders that the wilderness has to offer?
If the answer is yes, then maybe the EcoTraining Professional Field Guide Course is for you...

If you can imagine yourself as a game ranger – managing a conservation and wildlife game reserve, or a forest ranger working in a protected park in your country, or a safari guide giving your guests an interpretative guided experience.

This course will not only give you a vast amount of learning and experience in the bush but will also give you a six-month placement at a Safari Lodge for you to gain real-time, on the ground work experience that will give you the correct footing going into the industry.

The first three bookings for the course beginning in August will receive a discounted rate (South African Citizens only).

Contact us on +27 (0)13 752 2532 or email enquiries@ecotraining.co.za to book now for the 3 August 2019 - 14 July 2020
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The African lion, Latin name Panthera leo, was once described in Samuel Johnson’s dictionary as “the fiercest and most magnanimous of the four-footed beasts”.

Watch our #LatestVideo and learn all you need to know about these big five predators. https://t.co/tKZ8FCeqfw

Yesterday the 16th of July saw the passing of a legend.
Rest in Peace Johnny Clegg.
You will forever be remembered in the hearts of all South Africans.
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A big farewell and well done to EcoTraining Group 12c

This group were lucky to train at all the EcoTraining camps, and their graduation of 46 people was the biggest group hosted in Makuleke to date. We wish you all the best going forward and may your adventures be never-ending

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