Born Free Foundation celebrates 35 years, with a special gala evening and some innovative new conservation techniques.
Category: Act 4
Shamwari Diaries: Act 4 Scene 5 — Parting from the pack
In this week’s Shamwari series, I visit South Africa’s only wolf sanctuary, and back on the reserve, I face the challenges of digging up bluebush!
Shamwari Diaries: Act 4 Scene 4 — Highs, lows and watering holes
This week we find ourselves face-to-face with a lion at nighttime, I spot the rarest mammal on the Amakhala reserve, and we find out what happens when you remove algae from a watering hole!
Shamwari Diaries: Act 4 Scene 3 — Amakhala Conservation Centre
This week at Amakhala, we release Lightfoot the male cheetah onto the reserve and help launch a new initiative to help the local community manage an HIV and AIDS epidemic.
Shamwari Diaries: Act 4 Scene 2 – Lion territory
This week we discover young lions playing with a discarded glass bottle, and have the exciting task of assisting the vet with darting a lioness.
Shamwari Diaries: Act 4 Scene 1 – In with the new
In this week’s Shamwari series I say goodbye to Shamwari student lodge and move to neighbouring Amakhala Game Reserve, where I learn the ropes of volunteer duties on a relatively new reserve.