The LWC is planning to release two serval cats back into the wild. Both animals became a victim of illegal trade and were taken in to the centre at the age of four weeks. The animals were reared in a big natural enclosure, and at the age of almost one year they are old enough to be released. The animals will be released according to the soft release strategy. Place of release will be Kasungu NP. For this study we are looking for somebody who wants and is capable of collecting data while the animals are in their release enclosure as well as post-release.
The Fernan-Vaz Gorilla Project (FVGP) is a PASA-accredited Gabonese association sponsored through the Dutch-based charitable foundation Société de Conservation et de Développement (SCD). The FVGP consists of a Sanctuary and rehabilitation centre for western lowland gorilla orphans (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) who are victims of the bushmeat trade in Gabon.
This year a group of vervets (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) has been released back in to the wild using similar methods. For this ongoing primate release program we are looking on the short term for a research assistant which can help to collect pre-release behavioural data on a group of Yellow baboons which we aim to release in January 2015.
The Lilongwe Wildlife Centre is the only wildlife rescue, conservation and education centre in Malawi. We have about 200 animals at our centre including primates, antelopes, carnivores, reptiles and birds. Almost every week new animals are coming in, mainly coming from illegal trade.
PROGRAM (Protector of the Great Apes of Moukalaba-Doudou) is a gabonese ONG oriented to the habituation of western lowland gorilla for sustainable tourism, seen as a tool for a) the conservation of great apes and b) the development of local communities.
Within this position you will be responsible for all the basic veterinary care of the animals at the centre. This means giving treatment in case of injuries or illness, but also performing preventive health check on our residents and quarantine animals.
Game Rangers International is looking for a highly motivated individual, with excellent communication skills to assist with the coordination, design and delivery of the conservation education programme in north-western Kafue National Park (KNP).
The Moroccan NGO,Barbary Macaque Conservation in the Rif (BMCRif) (www.barbarymacaque.org) has recently begun collaborating with regional authorities in the confiscation of illegally held wildlife particularly Barbary macaques. We are now seeking someone with at least four years' professional experience in primate rehabilitation who is looking for a new challenge as initiator and manager of the first Barbary macaque rehabilitation centre in Morocco.
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We are seeking 2 dedicated, positive and friendly characters to take on the voluntary staff roles of 'Top Section Primate Carer' & 'Sickbay Primate Carer' with immediate effect. These voluntary placements are for a minimum of 2 years with a view to a longer term position. (A small stipend maybe offered after one year depending on long term commitment)
The Lilongwe Wildlife Centre is Malawi’s only internationally accredited wildlife sanctuary counting the likes of the Tusk Trust, Born Free Foundation and Stichting AAP amongst our supporters. As a ‘People and Wildlife’ project we also have a number of environmental education and outreach programmes working together with the local community and have won awards for our work.
Kuti is a small community wildlife reserve in Malawi near Salima, only 20 minutes away from the beautiful Lake Malawi. Kuti aims to protect the wild animals and their habitat by working closely together with local communities. Kuti came under new management in 2012 and is working hard to develop responsible tourism as well as sustainable wildlife conservation, environmental education and community outreach programmes. Thanks to Kuti’s diverse habitat the reserve has a wide variety of wildlife including Zebra, Sable antelope, Wildebeest, Kudu, Waterbuck, Impala, Giraffe and many different kinds of birds.
A number of surveys are currently being set up in order to gain more insight in species diversity and population numbers, from which a wildlife management plan can be developed.
Wild Chimpanzee Foundation is seeking a volunteer assistant to help in the ongoing habituation of 3 primate groups (chimpanzee, sooty mangabey and red colobus) in the Taï National Park, Côte d’Ivoire. Taï NP is the largest protected area of west African tropical rainforest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and impressively holds 12 species of primates, including chimpanzees, as well as forest elephants, pigmy hippos, leopard, and various species of forest duikers amongst others.
Established on the islands of the River Gambia National Park (RGNP) in 1979, the Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Project (CRP) is one of the longest running chimpanzee rehabilitation sanctuaries in Africa. The three main islands in the park are home to 100 chimpanzees and a diverse ecosystem of plants and wildlife species.