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Women Protecting our Wildlife

On World Female Ranger Day, we would like to introduce you to some of the strong and inspiring women who risk their lives daily to protect our wildlife.

My Student Journey – Part 1

September 1st is known as the official start of Spring in South Africa. However, in 2017, it heralded a different kind of beginning for me. Having spent years wishing, dreaming, and saving, I was finally seated at a large wooden table with 11 other wide-eyed students as we began our EcoTraining induction.

In Love with Hyenas

Even if you have never been to Africa, you probably have an opinion about hyenas. They are ugly, vicious, greedy, dull scavengers. Or you are more like me and love hyenas for their fascinating social structure and impressive features. To me, they are the most interesting mammals on the African plains.

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Africa’s Big Tuskers

“Where they made furrows with their tusks the rivers ran” – Rudyard Kipling. Bear witness to the ancient giants of Africa. Titans are long-enduring but faced with a perilous future. Reverent creatures that we have the privilege of walking amongst a dwindling population.

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A Leopard’s Call

I like to end the day relaxing in front of my tent doing a few yoga stretches, enjoying the silence of the camp, the evening song of the birds, and marveling in the feeling of the last of the rays of the winter sun before it disappears for the day.
On hearing the alarm calls of the Nyala that hang around the camp, I stopped for a minute, listening, holding my breath, to see if I could hear what had disturbed them. And then…

EcoTraining Quiz: Migratory Birds

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Primates

EcoTraining Quiz: Primates

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EcoTraining Quiz: South Africa is ‘Lekker’

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EcoTraining Quiz: Cuckoo’s

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EcoTraining Quiz: Become a Field Guide |||

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EcoTraining Quiz: Waterbirds

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EcoTraining Crossword: Trails Guide

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EcoTraining Quiz: Trails & Tracking

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EcoTraining Quiz: Reptiles

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EcoTraining Quiz: Amphibians

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EcoTraining Quiz: Become a Field Guide ||

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EcoTraining Quiz: Hippopotamus ||

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EcoTraining Quiz: Endangered Birds

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EcoTraining Quiz: East African Animals

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Apex predators are essential for Biodiversity

Did you know that most of the world’s apex predators are in decline? One of the main reasons why their numbers are in decline is habitat loss which brings them into increasing conflict with humans.

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EcoTraining Quiz: Owls

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EcoTraining Quiz: Hyena

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EcoTraining Quiz: Giraffe

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EcoTraining Quiz: Vultures

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EcoTraining Quiz: The Ugly Five

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EcoTraining Quiz: Buffalo

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EcoTraining Quiz: Become a Field Guide |

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EcoTraining Crossword: Fun Facts

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