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Ulovane Update: January 2014 Week 9

Life as a trainee guide: The final count down to the end of level one River cruise, cats and assessments Ulovane Update: This week was all about recovery and getting ready for the next round of assessment drives. Where some people are trying not to mess up their accomplishments of the first drive, others are […]

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Ulovane Update: January 2014 Week 7

Life as a Trainee Field Guide: BIRDS, Birds, BIRDS and Reptiles! Ulovane Update: This week was fully packed with birding and reptile activities, driving through Amakhala and Addo National Park. On Tuesday we have built two teams to compete in identifying birds by view and bird calls. The winning team was able to identify 61 […]

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Ulovane Update: January 2014 Week 6

Life as a Trainee Field Guide: WATCH AND LEARN *Ecology, mammals and animal behaviour. Ulovane Update: What better excuse to spend more time with some of Africa’s most famous animals? We saw elephants play fight and groups of giraffe (known as “towers of giraffe”) come together and fall apart. We spent time with Rhino’s while […]

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Ulovane Update: January 2014 Week 5

Life as a trainee field guide: Fish, frogs and honeymoon suites. Ulovane Update: The atmosphere in week 5 can be described as kids in a candy store. Our first modules about animals. This week was all about fish, amphibians and arthropods. After a day of class, we spent two days in the reserve, including a […]

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Ulovane Update: Week 4

Life as a trainee guide: Getting your hands dirty and blistered brings you back to basics Ulovane Update: Week four at Ulovane slowly comes to a close. It has been a busy week for all of us with four modules, namely: Taxonomy, Conservation Management, Biomes, Weather and Climate, defining this week in the classroom. Yet, […]

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