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Update on the female cheetah and cubs - the female was spotted having just made a kill for her 3 cubs. The cubs are still in the den but it looks like she's keeping her family well fed. We'll keep you posted on any more news. 
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Road fixing is just one of the many physical labour tasks involved in our volunteer conservation programme. Along with bush clearing, alien plant management and fence removal these are the activities which you really learn about conservation of a game reserve. It's a once in a lifetime experience and you learn more than you could ever dream of. Read more about the programme here: http://bit.ly/1qYOpMt
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It's not just the animals which will blow your mind as a volunteer here in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, the skies are pretty impressive too. If you want to know more about volunteering at a Big Five Game Reserve, follow this link for more info http://bit.ly/1qYOpMt
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We're sure some of you avid photographers having visited Shamwari have got some awesome shots which might qualify!
 
Most popular vote in the #AfricaGeoPhoto competition wins a weekend away at ZuluWaters Game Reserve​.
Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year Brought to you by Canon and The Glen Volkswagen   The Africa Geographic Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition will run from December 2014 to May 2015. Entries will compete for the overall title…Read more ›
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We had a visit from some researchers based in Cape Town to utilise the extensive bird life on the reserve, where the volunteers were able to get a close up view of some stunning bird species. A great way to learn about birds and assist in a fascinating research project.
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It's not all about the animals and the reserve activity at Shamwari Conservation Experience. We do weekly work with the community and last week we were responsible for brightening up one of the local primary schools. The end product literally made the kids squeal with delight. Such a good feeling for our volunteers, to give back to the community and make a difference. Thanks #teamshamwari  
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A pretty unique office to have the privilege of working in, and you can experience this too if you want to experience volunteering in South Africa. Read more about the Shamwari Conservation Experience here http://bit.ly/1xnruyN
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With rangers reporting a concern about the health of one of the cheetah coalition, our volunteers were called in to find the cheetah brothers for Dr Johan Joubert to check on him. Diagnosis was a sprained metacarpal, in his front right foot. No treatment was required at this stage, but monitoring his recovery will be key. An awesome opportunity for the gap year and sabbatical students to get up close and personal to this incredible predator.
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When the volunteers are on night patrol they get to see a very different type of wildlife on Shamwari Game Reserve. Captured here are an aardwolf and a scorpion ready to strike. It's not always about the big five here in the Eastern Cape, rare sightings like this help create memories for life
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We have a new baby (and possibly more) at Shamwari Game Reserve! Only 2 weeks old, this cub was spotted by our Wildlife Monitor. The mum is keeping her new family in a very secluded spot but we hope to get more sightings of them in the coming months :-)
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Happy Monday everyone! Want to learn more about the conservation experience volunteer program? Go to www.shamwariconservationexperience.com to see what you can get up to and what you might see while on the reserve in the Eastern Cape
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2015 has not started well for Konrad and the Brown Hyena Research Project
So 2015 has not started well for the Brown Hyena Project. We have lost two hyena in the first two weeks.
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Get behind the scenes and involved with the conservation efforts of the world renowned Shamwari Game Reserve.
Introduction
The Shamwari Conservation Experience is a once in a lifetime chance to get behind the scenes and involved with the conservation efforts of the world renowned Shamwari Game Reserve.

Shamwari is a fully operational 25 000 hectare Big five game reserve and our experiences are based around the requirements of the various short and long-term conservation projects and the need for assistance by the award-winning Shamwari Wildlife and Conservation Department.

Shamwari CNSV:XP boasts a multi-purpose student centre and other facilities geared to host several activities and get participants involved in various components of conservation. The experience is a true reflection of the day to day operational requirements needed to manage the game reserve and its resources.

Shamwari has hosted behind the scenes operations and experiences for the youth travel and adult sabbatical sectors for several years.  Be it a year out / gap year or a visit for a month or a few weeks, a life changing experience awaits.  We specialise in conservation, with a focus on ecology, wildlife and community work. Environmental education with local community and partaking in sporting interactions are an important part of our social responsibility drive to improve the lives of those living in and around the reserve.

The experience is as safe as it is exciting as we traverse in homologated game-viewing vehicles, guided by our qualified and experienced conservation staff. We operate in a malaria free zone and are one hour away from the closest major airport, medical facilities and other amenities in Port Elizabeth.

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