Monthly Archives: June 2011

Volunteer Diaries – Amber Kobes HESC Week 2

To start this week off, I got to join in on hunting some lion…ok not actual hunting. Four lions at HESC were born with a vitamin deficiency and need to be injected with supplements in order for them to get … Continue reading

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Volunteer Diaries – Amber Kobes HESC Week 1

My name is Amber Kobes and I am a 19 year old Zoology student from Ontario, Canada. I was born and raised in Alberta with a hope that one day I could work with animals. After much searching, I found … Continue reading

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The Latest News from Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

At the end of May HESC received a male lion (approximately four years of age) that had been caught in a snare. In his bid to escape he broke both canines on his left side and also bit off the tip … Continue reading

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What would you pack for your Gap Year Project?

Packing for you holiday is often an arduous task for even the most experienced of travellers. What if it’s hot, what if it’s cold and heaven forbid what if it rains? Trying to cater for all conditions is a tall … Continue reading

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