Kieran Dodds

Central Province, ZAMBIA

Children from grades 4 and 5 at Chalilo school in Sereje district, handle an elephant skull on their first safari in Kasanka National Park. 14 year old Nickson Mwansa (second from left) says, "I liked to learn the structure of the crocodile, and was also happy to see the size of the horns of an elephant; they were much bigger than I expected them to be." Local schools and women's groups are regularly brought into Kasanka, which is unique in the country and unusual in Africa as it is privately managed and owned by a trust. People are able to see animals flourishing in land which was once free reign for poachers. Combined with anti-poaching scouts, the education programme is on the frontline of conservation methods in the park, showing local people wild animals in their natural habitat.

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Kieran Dodds
Central Province
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