As many of you may know, there is a story in my past that has shaped me so significantly - it has lead me on this path of conservation and activism. But you may also know I have a very hard time talking about it, however I have finally managed to jot down in words … Continue reading The two that started it all
Early Saturday morning I was scrolling through South African newspapers keeping up to date with the news of a country I adore so much, when I stumbled upon a piece that caught me sobbing uncontrollably. The SAPeople article titled Stoop: Should Rhino Horn have been Auctioned in Australia? begs the question whether a controversial commodity … Continue reading Should Rhino Horn be auctioned in Australia?
Rhinoceros are a group of extant species of herbivorous, odd-toed ungulates. The Rhinoceros are one of the last remaining of the Earth's megafauna. The word Rhinoceros originates from Greek, Rhino meaning nose and Ceros meaning horn, thus nosehorn, thus are the Planet's real-life unicorns! Regrettably however, all five species of Rhinoceros are in danger of extinction within the … Continue reading Rhinoceros – The Real Life Unicorn
The sun was slowly rising over Victoria Falls, as we drove across a bridge above the Zambezi River from Zambia to Zimbabwe, a country that had always intrigued me. And from my vantage point in Zambia, I had been eyeing up Zimbabwe for days, just amping to get across. Mosi-Oa-Tunya Victoria Falls National Park From … Continue reading Two National Parks & Two Armed Men in Camouflage
1,215. A 21% increase from the year before, 1,215 Rhinos were slaughtered for their horns in 2014 in South Africa alone. Two of which I saw with my very own eyes - a mother and an eight month old calf - and that image haunts me every day. By the 34th day of 2015, 54 … Continue reading For the love of Rhinos