Hattingh - Zoologist - Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Kelsey Hattingh

Cape Town, WC, South Africa




I am currently completing an Honours degree in Zoology, and am particularly interested in the conservation of African Wildlife. I have been involved in a number of research projects and have gained valuable skills and knowledge in the field of conservation.

Work History

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

BSc Zoology Honours

Trail guide

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

: Grysbok Nature Reserve
• Fieldwork Assistant: Kuzuko game reserve
I assisted a PhD student, Nokubonga Mgqatsa with her fieldwork and sampling regarding the impacts of elephants on vegetation structure in Kuzuko game reserve.

Reference: Nokubonga Mgqatsa 0765481634

• Research Assistant: Addo Elephant National
I am currently assisting Dr Gideon Rossouw in AENP investigating the reproductive
biology of the invasive common warthog (Phacochoerus africanus). This includes
laboratory work, processing of reproductive organs, statistics and scientific writing.

Reference: Dr Giddeon Rossouw: 0721994895 or 0415042024

• Laboratory Assistant: Nelson Mandela University
I am helping a PhD student Liaan Minnie with lab work addressing his project on the ecology and population structure of black backed jackal in the Karoo.

Youth leader for children's ministry

St James Ministry

Sunday School teacher

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

BSc Biological Science Degree: Botany & Zoology

Farm Manager assistant

Cuylerville Farm

I assisted with the running of the family dairy farm, this involved working with staff,
making sales and veterinary associated activities.

Reference: Kathryn Muller 0834473969

Receptionist, promotions, waitressing

UK and Europe

Queenstown Girls High School

Matriculated with a B aggregate

Work and volunteer experience:

Qualifications & Certifications

Kuzuko game reserve

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University


Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University


Queenstown Girls High School


Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Queenstown Girls High School

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