Topic: poaching

From the series: Poaching in Kenya. A mutilated corpse of a seventeen-year-old, three-months pregnant poached black rhino with horns removed is left to decay on a hillside in the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Isiolo, northern Kenya. 2013.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Nov. 5, 2014

Photojournalism Daily is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Photo Essay

Save the Animals: David Chancellor’s Powerful Photographs of Conservation Efforts

Rhinos and elephants are being killed in the thousands, but as David Chancellor’s powerful photos attest, rangers are stepping up

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Patrick Brown—Panos
Photo Essay

Traded to Extinction: Portraits of Poaching in Asia

Bangkok-based photographer Patrick Brown spent more than 10 years documenting the underbelly of the illegal wildlife trade in Asia

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Dominic Nahr—Magnum for TIME
Photo Essay

A Perilous Threat to Rhinos

There are two groups of people shooting rhinos in southern Africa today. The first are poachers, who shoot to kill, then hack off horns and gouge out eyes. The second are game wardens, who stun with tranquilizer darts, then insert tracker microchips into the horn. TIME contract photographer Dominic Nahr captures both.

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