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October Bracelet Fundraiser With Mokoro Crafts
October 02, 2017

October Bracelet Fundraiser with Mokoro Crafts

During the month of October, Big Life will receive 100% of the profits from the purchase of an African Elephant Knot Bracelet from Mokoro Crafts - traditionally thought to protect… Read More
 

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Who Will Save the Elephants
June 21, 2018

Who Will Save 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… Read More
Elephant poaching, Africa Has China’s ivory ban stemmed crisis
January 25, 2018

China has banned ivory, but has the African elephant poaching crisis actually been stemmed?

TWENTY thousand African elephants per year are killed by a vicious scourge. But there are finally some good signs. WITH massive tusks that touched the ground, Satao towered over… Read More
A Day in the Life of an Anti Poaching Ranger in Pictures
July 11, 2017

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN ANTI-POACHING RANGER - IN PICTURES

6am – Rangers start a cold day with hot, sweet tea. They live in remote outposts of between four and 12 people, and team members form strong bonds with one another. Today, Big… Read More
 

 

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160213 1 1 Ranger of the Month January 2016
February 13, 2016

RANGER OF THE MONTH: JANUARY 2016

It’s hard to think straight when you’ve got a lion on your roof, but a warrior’s spear had already glanced off the car and Seiko had to act fast. He put his foot down and the little Suzuki 4x4 went crashing through the… Read More
150519 1 1 Ranger of the Month April 2015 Moloimet Legos
May 19, 2015

BIG LIFE RANGER OF THE MONTH, APRIL 2015: MOLOIMET LEGOS

It was early morning. The young men moved swiftly through the bush. The tracks were fresh and the warriors moved fast, excitement building as they anticipated the combat ahead. By mid afternoon, the warriors found their… Read More
141206 1 1 Ranger of the Month November 2014 Senior Sergeant Lekina Olempumpu
December 06, 2014

BIG LIFE RANGER OF THE MONTH, NOVEMBER 2014: SENIOR SERGEANT LEKINA OLEMPUMPU

Anti-poaching rangers are strong, courageous individuals. They spend whole days patrolling the bush, tracking poachers, and keeping the peace between wildlife and humans. It takes an even stronger character to lead… Read More
141002 1 1 Ranger of the Month August Dickson Ntawuasa
October 02, 2014

BIG LIFE RANGER OF THE MONTH, AUGUST: DICKSON NTAWUASA

A rhino named Dickson, who would have thought? Certainly not the man himself when he stepped in his new position as a ranger 22 years ago.There were only ten rangers back then, a motley crew starting off in a role never… Read More