The Loss of Satao

Beloved African Elephant Killed for Ivory

SATAO

National Geographic has written about ‘Kenya’s most adored elephant’. This is a sad month for Tsavo National Park.

Satao was killed by poachers and his face was hacked off in Tsavo East National Park in May 2014. Source - National Geographic  PHOTOGRAPH BY MARK DEEBLE AND VICTORIA STONE

Satao was killed by poachers and his face was hacked off in Tsavo East National Park in May 2014.
Source – National Geographic
PHOTOGRAPH BY MARK DEEBLE AND VICTORIA STONE

Source - National Geographic

Source – National Geographic

Satao drinks at a water hole in Tsavo East National Park, Kenya, in 2013, when the magnificent tusker was in his prime. Source - National Geographic  PHOTOGRAPH BY MARK DEEBLE AND VICTORIA STONE

Satao drinks at a water hole in Tsavo East National Park, Kenya, in 2013, when the magnificent tusker was in his prime.
Source – National Geographic
PHOTOGRAPH BY MARK DEEBLE AND VICTORIA STONE

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s