‘And when they are done with trying to eradicate these noble horned creatures in the South they will turn their insidious but high-tech weapons East.‘
This is what a distressed guide told me last week. Not on our watch. There are impregnable strongholds like Ol Pejeta that have thriving (a rare epithet for rhino) populations, assiduously guarded. Last week they put on early shows and matinees for the Kicheche Laikipia team and guests
The view in front of camp was as intoxicating as ever as were the bathing elephants at lunch. This is a special place, policed by heroes with attitude at altitude.
As for the rhino, it doesn’t matter if they are black or white, they need protection, all over Africa and critically they need tourists not nonsensical* bans that are hurting our Southern friends, two legged and four.
* Omicron is an anagram of ‘moronic.’ Exactly