Wildlife research internship

Project name:

African Campus (1)

Project purpose:

Wildlife research internship

Project activities:

  • animal interaction

  • data collection/analysis

  • teaching

Weekly cost (approx USD):

$

756

Terrestrial

South Africa

Africa

Direct benefits you gain:

  • data/statistical skills

  • gain qualification/credits

  • field research skills

  • remote scenic location

Noteworthy conservation points:

  • publishes peer-reviewed science

  • publishes work

Accommodation:

Shared dormitories in bush camp

When does the project run?

Facilities:

accommodation included, food included, electricity, wifi, local airport transfers, refillable drinking water

How long can I stay?

Requirements:

Details of the day-to-day life on the project:

Project duration is 1 month (1st - 1st)

Work together with researchers on various species of wildlife as they conduct observational and behavioral studies on hippo, buffalo, zebra, white rhino, lion, elephant and more.

Projects & Activities

  • Lion ranging, mating, and social behaviour

  • Elephant feeding behaviour

  • Camera trap monitoring of elusive species: leopard, aardvark, and many more

  • Populations dynamics of the four striped mouse

  • Monitoring reproductive behaviour of male vervet monkey

  • Avian monitoring program

  • Butterfly Inventory

  • Endangered dung beetle abundance

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