This is for the “Soulless Animals”

I responded angrily to the death of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo. I was told the gorilla’s life was worth less because it was a “soulless animal.” This is for the “soulless animals.” Imagine being born to the wild. You are part of a family unit before being captured and “gifted” to the Inokashira…

“Hello August,” said the Elephant.

“Hello August,” said the Elephant. August could not reply, for August was nothing tangible with which the Elephant could communicate.  But the Elephant knew she was in the presence of August – in the presence of the waning African winter.  She had survived another minute – another hour – another day – another month.  She’d survived another season, and…

My Birthday Wish

Dear Family & Friends, This year, you may or may not have noticed how vocal I’ve become regarding wildlife crime.  In particular, I’ve vehemently opposed and condemned crimes related to the slaughter of some of Africa’s most iconic species – elephants, rhinos and lions.  You all know the passion I have for these creatures –…