New York Times, September 24 :
AROUND ONE PARK, A FIGHT TO BLUNT THE GREAT ELEPHANT SLAUGHTER
But Brandt is far more than an image maker. Igor was slaughtered by poachers in 2009, giving extra resonance to a photograph that already speaks of the magnificence of an ancient and wise mammal species. That killing and so many others — driven by the explosive growth in demand for ivory in Asia — led Brandt in 2010 to co-found Big Life Foundation, a nonprofit doing its small part — by raising funds for anti-poaching patrols around the Amboseli ecosystem — to conserve elephants and other targeted wildlife.
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