morningraga20 : a song for the elephants
mornin’ musiclovas, tidebuckas, soldiers of love. Here’s a song I wrote for the elephants, a musical version of the message in “Agony and Ivory,” my piece in the August Vanity Fair. Any way we can get the word out. We got to pull out all the stops.
This is just a raw cut to get it …Read More
another ranger killed by poachers in Kenya
this from my friend “Hannibal,” a passionate lover of elephants and one of the great behind the scenes heroes in the battle to keep them with us :
Dear Friends of KWS I regret to report the death of Kenya Wildlife Service ranger Seneu Ole Narakake (KWS/5590) who was killed on 19th June, 2011 during a gun battle with a poaching …Read More
#66: Agony and Ivory
By Alex Shoumatoff, Photograph by Guillaume Bonn
RANGE LIFE: A herd of elephants, photographed in Amboseli National Park, Kenya. With China’s growing appetite for ivory, poaching is on the rise all over Africa.
Another carcass has been found. On the Kuku Group Ranch, one of the sectors allotted to the once nomadic Maasai that surround Amboseli National …Read More