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Big Cat Research Opportunity in South Africa
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Deadline to Apply:
Monday, May 1, 2017, 12:00pm
Website:Big Cat Research Project
Duties will include conducting scientific observations, taking detailed field notes and data, submitting to and organizing an ongoing identification catalog (of spotted cats, leopard and cheetah), and base camp chores. This experience is open to anyone seeking to gain experience in fieldwork and animal behavior research in a small group setting, and is tailored to the undergraduate student. We welcome volunteers from unrelated fields with an enthusiasm for big cats and African wildlife. Data collected is used to study trends in population distribution, behavioral ecology, and effects of tourism.
Volunteers can expect to work long hours daily seeking out and observing these big cats, and should be self-motivated and enthusiastic. Other activities include animal tracking workshops, and volunteers can expect to see and observe South Africa's wealth of other species, such as zebra, elephant, and rhinoceros. At the culmination of our 2017 season, volunteers will receive a Certificate of Completion from the project leaders signifying their contribution.
Camp-style accommodations as well as all program meals, transportation in-country, equipment and round trip airfare from JFK to Johannesburg, SA are covered under the cost of $3,995/session. For those interested in more information, please see our website at http://ravenadventures.com/big-cat-project/ and/or contact Sabrina Salome at email@example.com
No prior experience is necessary. Volunteers need only be self-motivated and enthusiastic.
Session 1: June 27th - July 11th
Session 2: July 13th - July 27th
Session 3: August 2nd - August 16th
Session 4: August 18th - September 1st
How to Apply:
Interested in Applying?
Please contact Sabrina Salome at firstname.lastname@example.org with all questions and application inquiries. To begin the application process, attach a copy of your CV or resume to the email.
Academic credit is available depending on your institution's criteria - talk to us and your academic adviser!