Zambia: Africans on Safari by Kieran Dodds

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15 year old Hellen Chola from Chalilo school in Sereje district, on her first safari in Kasanka National Park. "A National Park is a place where trees and animals are protected. Even human beings are protected," Helen says. "I have never seen a wild animal - only domesticated animals like cattle, pigs and goats..If National Parks weren't here, all the trees and animals would be devastated." Local schools and women's groups are regularly brought into Kasanka, which is unique in the country and unusual in Africa as it is privately managed and owned by a trust. People are able to see animals flourishing in land which was once free reign for poachers. Combined with anti-poaching scouts, the education programme is on the frontline of conservation methods in the park, showing local people wild animals in their natural habitat.