Battle for the Elephants

There’s a Buddhist proverb, later interpreted by the American poet John Godfrey Saxe, about people and elephants that goes something like this: Six blind men encounter the world’s largest land mammal and decide to investigate.

Vogue

Last updated on 21 June 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Kenya
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Habitat loss and degradation
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals
CMS tags: 
rural development
wild fauna
illegal trade