‘Ecological island’: as Maasai herding lands shrink, so does space for Kenya’s elephants

‘Ecological island’: as Maasai herding lands shrink, so does space for Kenya’s elephants

Kenyan elephants risk a slow extinction in a bleak, ever-shrinking “ecological island” in one of the country’s most picturesque and photographed landscapes, according to a government report. The animals face a grim future as habitat loss is exacerbated by the pandemic’s impact on tourism, which is pushing landowners to sell off areas for development, and […]

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Sick, smirking, prolific Brit trophy hunter says he gets ‘thrill’ killing majestic beasts

Sick, smirking, prolific British trophy hunter says he gets ‘thrill’ killing majestic beasts

This is the face of one of Britain’s most prolific ­trophy hunters. Asif Wattoo has killed beautiful animals all over the world. He then boasts about the “thrill” on social media. Animals he has hunted for fun include zebras, African buffaloes, antelope and impala. He has also posed for dozens of pictures with giraffe carcasses. Wattoo, who works […]

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