Volunteering in South Africa – New Animals and New People

Posted by: Montserrat

This past June I went to Oudtshoorn, South Africa to volunteer in the African Wildlife Ranch program. It was an amazing experience filled with new adventures and activities. What I really enjoyed about my trip was the bonding time and encounters I got to have with the animals. In my stay, I got to interact with cheetahs, bat-eared foxes, servals, lemurs and snakes among other animals.

As a volunteer, I got to interact with animals that regular visitors don’t get to interact with, for example the black and white lemurs (which are EXTREMELY soft) and the bat-eared foxes. During my stay, I got to learn a lot about conservancy and animal preservation.