Tag Archives: animal behaviour

Wildlife Wednesday: The Chameleon

03 Jul
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Wildlife Wednesday: The Chameleon (Ulovane) We all know about chameleons, but very few people grasp the iconic value of chameleons to Africa and particularly South Africa. Our namesake, “Ulovane” is the isiXhosa word for Chameleon. And what a fascinating creature indeed! 15 out of 19 chameleon species in South Africa are dwarf chameleons, that are […]

Ulovane Update: The Reality behind Trails Guiding

30 May
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The reality behind trails guiding It is an early winters morning and a blanket of mist is hanging low over the bushveld. The first few golden rays of the sun reflects off the blanket creating a magical feeling, a picturesque scene unfolds as the bush becomes alive with the dawn chorus of the birds as […]

Ulovane Update: Field Guides Week 7 & Final Wrap Backup Trails

07 Mar
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Field Guides Week 7 This week has been exciting! It’s unbelievable this is already our 7th week here at the campus, life at Ulovane flies past not leaving you with a moment to blink.   We started off with lectures about mammals which is what most of us have all been waiting for since week […]

Ulovane Update: The Start of 2019! January Field Guides and Backup Trails Guides Week 1

22 Jan
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Exciting times at Ulovane as we kickoff 2019 with 25 enthusiastic and passionate aspiring guides. 18 Field guides and 6 Back up trails guides have started the year off with a bang and it is great to be back! This year the Ulovane team pledge that we are dedicated to training exceptional guides who are […]

Ulovane Update: October Field Guides Week 9 and November Marines Week 2

05 Dec
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Field Guides The week that has passed was filled with fear, excitement, tears and joy as we went through assessment game drives. This is the moment we have all been waiting for; what it feels like to become a field guide. It was an exciting and nerve wracking experience, and I think everyone dealt with it […]