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Tolga helps protect endangered species

Tolga is an Animal Biology graduate.

“I’ve always been curious about endangered species and the university endeavour to develop my curiosity, they’re always there to help you.

It’s not just the hours that you have during lectures, outside the lectures they’re there to help you. They’re really passionate and enthusiastic.”

During his time studying at UoG Tolga travelled to South Africa twice to conduct his research for endangered species of wildlife. Tolga partnered with Wildlife ACT for this experience and he was able to conduct invaluable field work with endangered species such as African wild dogs, Lions, Elephants, Rhinos (both White and Black), Cheetahs, Leopards, and Vultures. His trips to South Africa during 2018 and 2019 helped him form the foundation of his dissertation ‘Does the abundances of African wild dogs’ (Lycaon pictus) and Lions (Panthera leo) affect each other’s prey selection at the Somkhanda Community Game Reserve?’.

Watch Tolga’s story.

View Tolga’s course Animal Biology (BSc Hons)