Anyone who has ever been on safari has seen the scenario of a multitude of vehicles loaded with tourists up way too close and personal with wildlife, usually carnivores.
Years ago during my first trip to Kenya, I was one of those participants. The driver tore after a cheetah that was going for a kill. When the dust settled we all had amazing photos.
It wasn’t until later I realized what the driver had done, and what the ramifications were. I had no idea it was wrong, since safari code and conduct had never been discussed.
Because of my experiences I have written a nine part series about wildlife harassment. In the process I realized I dug up more questions than answers and only touched the surface – but it’s a start.
So here’s the link to part one: