Aug 8, 3 years ago

Jo Perry: Experience with Vets Go Wild 30/07/2014

Day 13: A trip to Born Free greeted us on day 13, a fantastic organisation that takes in mistreated or abandoned animals from different countries…

Aug 8, 3 years ago

Jo Perry: Experience with Vets Go Wild 29/07/2014

Day 12: 4 x 8 month old cubs were the unexpected twist for day 12, as we needed to remove a tracking collar from the lioness…

Jul 29, 3 years ago

Jo Perry: Experience with Vets Go Wild 28/07/2014

Day 11: Day 11 was a special day to really raise awareness of the illegal poaching of Rhino horns worldwide. We were surrounded by photographers, journalists and all kinds of media professionals who recorded the procedure and learned what Dr Fowlds h…

Jul 29, 3 years ago

Jo Perry: Experience with Vets Go Wild 27/07/2014

Day 10: Jo’s tenth day had the students split into two groups for two different activities. One group did dart practice with both NewDart and DanInject guns while the other group went down the Bushman’s River on a leisurely boat cruise. To re…

Jul 29, 3 years ago

Jo Perry: Experience with Vets Go Wild 26/07/2014

Day 9: Jo’s ninth day started with heading out to Port Elizabeth to watch some whales on the mighty vessel affectionately named Orca with two ranger companions….

Jul 29, 3 years ago

Jo Perry: Experience with Vets Go Wild 25/07/2014

Day 8: Jo’s eighth day began with a visit to Bayworld Marine Centre in Port Elizabeth to learn about oceanic conservation. They attended lectures given by researchers such as Dr Stephanie Plon who spoke about whale species and their adaptations…

Jul 29, 3 years ago

Jo Perry: Experience with Vets Go Wild 23/07/2014

Day 6: Jo’s sixth day started at 4:30am, today was the day where Jo and her fellow students finally had the chance of doing some veterinary work with White Rhinos. At the reserve, the Vets Go Wild students were divided into 3 teams, each one re…

Jul 29, 3 years ago

Jo Perry: Experience with Vets Go Wild 22/07/2014

Day 5: Jo’s fifth day began with a local breeder had 3 females showing the recessive yellow coloration and hoped to move them, the male responsible for the coloration and the other 20 Blesbok in the herd to a breeding area….

Jul 29, 3 years ago

Jo Perry: Experience with Vets Go Wild 21/07/2014

Day 4: Jo’s fourth day began with a nature walk through Canarvon Dale, the non-predator section of Amakhala. The guides showed them through the reserve, teaching Jo and her fellow students about the various flora and fauna of the Eastern Cape….

Jul 29, 3 years ago

Jo Perry: Experience with Vets Go Wild 20/07/2014

Day 3: Jo’s third day started with a lecture from Dr Fowlds about general capture procedures and equipment as well as pharmacology theory. Plans quickly changed as they were called away to assist with another immobilisation and relocation (this…

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