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Endangered Species

Many years ago my conservation thinking was influenced by Aldo Leopold’s “A sand Country Almanac”, probably one of the most important books on conservation philosophy ever written. There is something very profound about the opening sentences and for anyone who has a love of wilderness and for wild animals it resonates strongly with how we…

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Black rhino portrait

From my days working in the Hluhluwe – Umfolozi Park I have deep seated love/fear relationship with black rhino. The fear part as they have frequently came charging out the bush towards me with what can only be described as “intent to kill”. A few close calls and many thorn trees scaled has left me…