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Second Wind – Iconic Adventure in our Land Rover

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Overlanding Africa in our old Land Rover is like driving a Harley-Davidson without the roar. The unexpected benefit of buying an old Land Rover to travel Africa is its iconic nature.  We thought it would be more African and thus nostalgic, but we had no idea.  People walk up to us in parking lots, seek […]

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Out and About with Silke

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We take you out and about with premier primate rehabber Silke at Bambelela. This week The first task the team took on this week was the ‘greener transitory cage’ project, which involved purchasing and rolling out grass into the monkeys’ enclosures. This provided not only enrichment for the monkeys, but also a source of food, […]

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Out and About with Silke

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We take you out and about with premier primate rehabber Silke at Bambelela. This week The beginning of this week continued focus on the injured monkey that was taken into care by Bamebelela, after she had been shocked by a power transformer. Sana-Kariba appeared to be feeling much stronger, but there was still a 50/50 […]

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If the Wildlife Disappears so do the Tourists

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PHOTOS Africa for eons has attracted explorers, hunters and today tourists because of its wildlife. The camp is quiet during the heat of the day, but as evening sets in the game drive vehicles return, dusty 4x4s with rooftop tents arrive as do huge overland safari mobiles with sweaty Europeans onboard. Staff kicks in high […]

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Favorite Wildlife Friday: Almost Human?

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Favorite Wildlife Friday, protect wildlife, wild animal, wildlife conservation  Who am I? I live together with 50 or more others, and my grandmother is in charge Some people (and even leopards) are scared of me because of my huge teeth But I’m basically a vegetarian and eat grass and berries, but don’t pass up a tasty insect […]

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Another UT Students PB’nJ Video for Nikela!

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PB’nJ, UT Students and a giraffe  make for a great wildlife conservation video for Nikela UT students get a surprise visitor on campus. A giraffe eating a PB’nJ? Another group of UT students in an advertising class choose Nikela to promote via a creative video.  Thank you so much! Love your video. This one takes a […]

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To: The Nikela Nation

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My dear friends and fellow revolutionaries! You may have noticed we are going through some changes right now with our twitter account. Don’t be alarmed, we aren’t going to stop our efforts. In fact, we are becoming stronger with each day as you continue to support and sustain us in this fight for Wildlife Conservation. […]

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REPORT: Stories from Africa – Boerne TX

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What did you like most about “Stories from Africa”? “How significant conservation is to the future generation” “Your enthusiasm the personal experiences you shared” “The videos, photos and corresponding stories” These are a few comments from participants from last nights “Stories from Africa” held in Boerne TX.  Although the temperatures dropped back into the teens […]

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Stories From Africa – Boerne TX

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Do you live in the Texas Hill Country?  Then you’re invited – Free Admission. Door prizes and activities for the kids. Join us for “Stories From Africa”! The huge male elephant is tearing at the bark of the leafless tree. Behind him is another, smaller male. There we are sitting in our little tiny rental […]

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Nikela Connects With WESSA

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Today is the beginning of a great collaborative effort. A step forward in NIKELA’s contribution to helping people and saving wildlife in South Africa. We connected with one of wildlife’s greatest and longstanding allies, the Wildlife Society of Southern Africa (WESSA). Now that’s exciting wouldn’t you agree? “I’m not sure about this social media marketing!” […]

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