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The Top 10 Most Endangered Mammals in Africa: Conservation needs your help!!!

The Top 10 Most Endangered Mammals in Africa. At Blue Lizard Adventures we are dedicated to raising awareness and funding for wildlife and environmental conservation. We do this through volunteer and eco-touring and via fund raising events and donations. Please visit our website for more details: www.bluelizardadventures.com Also Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/bluelizardadventures  Addax Scientific Name: […]

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Getting the most from a trip to South Africa

     Basic Principles For Making the Most out of your Trip to South Africa Aerial view of Cape Town www.bluelizardadventures.com A vacation or trip to Africa opens so many different doors in terms of the activities and adventures that lie before your feet. When one thinks of Africa they see wilderness, wild life, exotic […]

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Reserve Management and Endangered Species Research Volunteer Project South Africa

Volunteer Trip Report from our Reserve Management and Endangered Species Research Volunteer Project South Africa with Blue Lizard Adventures: Rhino at sunset – South Africa http://www.bluelizardadventures.com/volunteer/south_africa/reserve-management-and-endangered-species-research.html I visited the volunteer project as part of a module for my final year of university study. The reserve is situated approximately 3 hours outside Johannesburg.  Upon arrival I […]

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Essential Packing list for a Volunteer project or Safari

Try to keep things to the minimum and stick to the essentials! GENERAL Travel Documents & Money – Passport – Vaccinations Card – Insurance details – Emergency Contact details – Spending Money – Credit card – Money belt Day pack or small bag Sleeping bag/Sleeping bag liner (depending on season) Good torch (head-torch if camping), […]

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The Rhino of South Africa – In Pictures

The white rhino (Ceratotherium simum) are one of the largest land mammals following Elephants that are still present on the planet today. They were once found through North America and Europe as well as Asia and Africa and have existed for over 50 million years. Now only five species of rhino exist, three  of which […]

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8 years of Africa – Through our Eyes

It has been over 8 years now that Blue Lizard Adventures first discovered the wonders of Africa. There is something so overwhelming and utterly incredible about the continent. From the vivid landscape to the wondrous wildlife, from the incredible food to the diverse culture and people. We feel in love hard and fast as many […]

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