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Volunteer Work In Africa

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A couple of years ago I worked on a reserve in South Africa for a month as a volunteer...We helped with conservation, wild life count and protection etc....and it was a super experience....
I would like to go back to Africa to work again and have found the' walk with lions' project which looks interesting...and also a chimpanzee refuge centre..
Trouble is...I have found comments regarding the lions that they are only there so tourists...(IE Volunteers???) can cuddle cubs..and when the animals get older they are used as targets in hunting safaris....
Obviously this isn't something I want to be involved in but I wonder if anyone has evidence that this is the case or its just a case of scare mungering to keep people away from these refuge centres for some reason??
I don't know...
I would really like to go again to Africa but would like to do something useful whilst there...preferably with animals....
Anyone have any ideas????

Thanks in advance.....

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