Originally posted by @natgeo travel
photo by @amivitale. happy world rhino day! here is a powerful example of the work being done to save these incredible creatures. in 2014, i witnessed a group of samburu warriors encounter a rhino for the first time in their lives at lewa wildlife conservancy (@lewa_wildlife ). only their grandfathers saw rhinos in the wild and these young men had never even seen a photo of one. based on stories and their own imaginations, they expected the young rhinos to be as big as elephants, as dangerous as lions and for their horns to be flexible, like an elephant's trunk. much-needed attention has been focused on the plight of wildlife, but very little has been said about the indigenous communities on the frontlines of the poaching wars. the nature conservancy in africa (@nature_africa ), the northern rangelands trust (@nrt_kenya ) and lewa are doing incredible work to strengthen these communities, who hold the key to saving africa's great animals. together we can work to save them - visit and support the communities that protect them.
Originally posted by @natgeoadventure
photo by: @jamesqmartin
if i was to pinpointed the top ten places for adventure in the world, i would say @yosemitenps would be on my list. what’s your favorite adventure location?