Category Archives: Kariega Game Reserve

Kariega Volunteer Project – Photo of the Week

Some exciting updates from our Kariega Conservation project as the students have been assisting with game capture and relocation…extremely exciting!! Kariega Game Reserve conservation volunteer, Ann Katrin, with a tranquillised blue wildebeest. This wildebeest was one of the animals that Kariega … Continue reading

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Kariega Volunteer Update March 2012 – Justine, Volunteer Coordinator

This past month has been a rollercoaster of highs and lows. As many of you will already know, on the 2nd of March Kariega Game Reserve was subjected to a vicious rhino poaching attack. One male rhino died on the … Continue reading

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Kariega Volunteer Update January 2012 – Justine, Volunteer Coordinator

2012 got off to a flying start with a full house of volunteers, a great bunch of people of various ages and nationalities all coming together for an African experience of a lifetime. Although we had some fun activities lined … Continue reading

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Kariega Game Reserve Leopard Project – Research Update

Kariega Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape of South Africa are conducting interesting and valuable research into their Leopard populations. As part of the project, volunteers will be involved and assist with the ongoing research. Introduction We’ve come to the … Continue reading

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Kariega Volunteer Update November 2011 – Justine, Volunteer Coordinator

This month the Kariega volunteer programme team positioned the leopard research trail cameras in new spots around the reserve. These motioned censored cameras capture pictures of animals moving past them, in the hopes of obtaining a picture of one of … Continue reading

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Kariega Volunteer Update October 2011 – Justine, Volunteer Coordinator

This month has really shown the arrival of summer, and we made the most of the warm weather by doing all sorts of exciting outdoor activities. We took the opportunity to hike instead of driving when changing leopard trail cameras … Continue reading

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Kariega Volunteer Update September 2011 – Justine, Volunteer Coordinator

BATELEUR EAGLE Towards the end of August Camp Jabulani sent HESC a Bateleur eagle that had flown into an electric fence. Its left wing was severely burned, so the reserves’ curator, Christo, immediately took the injured bird to Dr Rogers at Provet. The … Continue reading

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