"If anyone wants to know what elephants are like, they are like people only more so." -Pierre Corneille.
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Its face hacked off while still alive and conscious, left to die a slow and immeasurably painful death; it's difficult to watch, I'll admit that. But it's also necessary. People need to understand in the starkest terms what is taking place day in and day out in the name of greed.
In ALERT founder Andrew Conolly is a dogged determination to overcome whatever obstacle is in front of him; a drive that can easily be mistaken for stubborn foolishness at first glance. At the same time, there can also be a frustrating amount of contradiction.
Panthera leo, the lion, Africa's most iconic symbol, is dwindling in numbers at an alarming rate.