On Endangered Species Day we reflect on the conservation of the earth’s wildlife and wild places. Today effective wildlife conservation must involve people and communities. Sustainable tourism CAN support conservation efforts and community development creating the culture of coexistence and THEREFORE wildlife goes from an economic liability to an economic asset.
Surviving relics from an early era in the age of mammals, the white rhino is the second largest land mammal on earth. With its wide muscular lips blazing a wide swath, the white rhino is the ultimate grazer eating about twelve hours per day. Kicking up large numbers of insects as they lumber about, finding lunch seems like easy pickings for the cattle egrets.
"If I am going to be remembered for anything, it is just as a person who caused people to think and realize how important wildlife is for future generations” –John Banovich
John Banovich, "'Great White”
oil on belgian linen, 60h x 50w in
limited edition giclée canvas, 44h x 38w in & limited studio edition 54h x 45w in
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