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Kundelungu National Park HIGHLIGHTS

April 17, 2011

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Well I’m finally able to upload something about my trip to Kundelungu National Park last weekend – internet hasn’t allowed it until now. Useless internet connection. Kundelungu is considered as the sister park to Upemba, and as you can see from the map on the left, it is located right next to Upemba. The habitat […]

Panthera tigris tigris et Lynx pardinus

April 1, 2011

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Con·ser·va·tion (noun): Preservation or restoration from loss, damage, or neglect I read some great news from the conservation world this week that I thought I’d share with you, albeit slightly later than planned due to failed internet connection on my part! On Monday it was announced that numbers of the Indian tiger in the wild had […]

Le Colonel…

March 30, 2011

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So there’s a guy that we work with called ‘Colonel’ Atamato. Although we tend to just call him by his name. And despite sounding Japanese, he is actually 100% Congolese. He is the conservateur principal of the Upemba National Park (our project) and works for the ICCN (Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature), […]

Dr Congo, I presume?

March 18, 2011

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Well it turns out I am definitely in the Congo, which is a pretty strange realization. Seems to have hit home quite quickly though, which is lucky. In fact the strangest thing about it is that it really doesn’t feel strange at all. It feels…well…for lack of a better word, normal. Quite homely and comforting […]