Reported by J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. Newbern
At risk animals need you, and GoVoluntouring, a connecting site for travellers looking for volunteer vacations, can put you in a position to help.
The Echidnas of Australia: Click here for info.
Work with native Australian wildlife in a quiet bushland setting, surrounded by National Park. You can help sick, injured, orphaned and displaced wildlife get medical treatment in the newly built hospital. “Patients” include echidnas, bobtails, quendas, red Kangaroos and birds such as the tawny frogmouth and lorikeet.
The Amazon’s Pink River Dolphin: Click here for info.
Go to the Amazonian forests and help pink river dolphins and caimans. Help scientists develop sustainable conservation strategies for the region and the people who inhabit it.
The Fosa of Madagascar: Click here for info.
You’ve heard about Madagascar’s lemurs, yet their rare predator the fosa remains a mystery. One of the most ferocious animals on Earth, the cat-like fosa is a larger relative of the civets. Seven of the eight civet-like carnivores that stalk Madagascar’s forests are found nowhere else in the world. Help scientists monitor them while they are still alive.
The Sun Bears of Cambodia: Click here for info.
Help care for over 150 bears (Malaysian sun bears and Asiatic black bears) in Cambodia. Volunteers will work alongside the animals and help save their lives.
The Argali of the Mongolian Steppe: Click here for info.
Help Argali sheep, lesser kestrels, and cinereous vultures in Central Asia. For the past several years, Volunteers can help Dr. Rich Reading and international team of scientists explore the lives of a broad range of wildlife in this semiarid refuge.
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