Graham Birch (Meerkat volunteer – UK)

I’ve developed a keen interest in researching group-living species throughout my years at Exeter, culminating in my masters thesis on group conflict in ants, and i’ve also had the opportunity to gain a wide range of field experience from field courses in Iceland, Mongolia and Costa Rica, a 2 month…

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Lorna Harvey (Meerkat & Life History volunteer – UK)

I grew up in London a very far stretch from where I have always wanted to work and live… in the African bush. I have always been drawn to African wildlife and have previous experience working with them in Zimbabwe, Botswana and Zambia. But after completing my masters it now…

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Gina Moergeli, MSc student

Territory defence in Meerkats: The influence of group size on investments   Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies University of Zurich   Contact: gina.moergeli@uzh.ch   To see how group size can influence the defensive behaviour, meerkats (Suricata suricatta) provide a unique opportunity. In this species, beside the intensity of…

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Jacob Brown (KMP Manager)

KMP Project Manager (2017 – ) BSc in Zoology (Cardiff University) The natural world captivated me from a young age, this led me on a path to gain a BSc in Zoology from Cardiff University (2013-2016). I have undertaken several short term positions in field biology, most notably surveying fish…

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Jessica Stewart (Squirrel Project Manager)

Squirrel Project On-site Manager November 2015 to September 2016 Cape Ground Squirrel Project Volunteer Nov ’14 to Nov ’15   I have always had an interest in the natural world, having completed my undergraduate degree studying Geography at the University of Glasgow. For my dissertation I studied the patterns of…

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