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August Our 7th species collected, a Munchkin Skate

August research Blog!!

August research blog We have exciting news on the elasmobranch egg case project! After 7 months of surveying beaches we have finally collected a different egg case! Generally, we will collect egg cases from 6 different species: Dark Shyshark, Leopard Catshark, Puffadder Shyshark, Pyjama Shyshark, St Josephs Shark, and the Twineyed Skate. Finally, we can […]

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My experience with ORCA….

My experience with ORCA Foundation.  Amy joined our program in May and sent us a lovely testimony: “I came to ORCA with both a fear and fascination with the ocean. I wanted to learn more. Within my 4 weeks at ORCA I learned and experienced so much. I saw my first great white shark within my first […]

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April Collecting samples to assess river health.

ORCA Foundation April Research blog…..

April research blog They (you know those all-knowing, ever wise ‘they’) say you should never have favourites with regards to children, but Minke, while not having human children, has a few research projects that she has brought to life. From the inception of an idea, through a sometimes difficult birthing process with copious research, proposal […]

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Molly’s ORCA Memories

Molly came to ORCA on very short notice from another programme and as an African Conservation Experience volunteer and in the short time she was with us she touched our lives with her outgoing personality and enthusiasm. These were her favourite moments…

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Freddie Becker’s Photo memories from ORCA

When thinking back to my 6 weeks volunteering with ORCA I can’t help but smile. The people, the laughs and the experiences are things I will cherish and keep for years to come, not to mention the things I have learnt both about myself, and this incredible country. There are always laughs and song emitting […]

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