According to the World Ranger Foundation more than 70 rangers died in 2012 on the frontline of protecting our wildlife. Their work is difficult, dangerous and generally un-recognised. A job rooted in conservation has quickly spread to a military role; literally facing death on a daily basis on the African veldt. From tracking to armed foot patrol, they do it all
Education programs, bureaucratic debates, non-government conservation groups, are all necessary to stomp out poaching. But bottom line, when it’s go time, on the ground these people are the ones who fight for the rhino, the elephant, the African wildlife and heritage.