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Ulovane Update: January 2014 Week 8

Life as a trainee guide: Stress levels are high, but so is our Excitement! Ulovane Update: As we come closer towards the end, it was inevitable that we would eventually creep closer to finals week. Stress levels rise and fall as students study for upcoming theory and practical exams, and for many of us we […]

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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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Ulovane Update: January 2014 Week 2

Life as a trainee guide Ulovane Update. Week 2 of the course is coming towards its end and what a week it was. We have started going deeper into the subjects and we are learning new things every day. From the different soils to the stars in the night sky. We had our first test […]

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Ulovane Update: Week 5 Life as a trainee field guide

Life as a Trainee Field Guide, October 2013 10 Week group: TEAM WORK   As well as finding many cool creatures this week, we also got to work with well known safari vet William Fowlds in an attempt to dart and capture five buffalo.  The task proved to be very difficult, as each animal took […]

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