Zambia: Africans on Safari by Kieran Dodds

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14 year old Nickson Mwansa from Chalilo school in Sereje district, with his favourite object in the display at Kasanka Mational Park - a crocodile skull. This was his first safari experience. "I liked to learn the structure of the crocodile, and was also happy to see the size of the tusks of an elephant; they were much bigger than I expected them to be." 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.