Slaughter of the Innocents — Hunting the Big Five

Hunters pay big bucks to shoot lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo.

Hunters with their kill, a leopard, a species that is rapidly approaching endangered species. Wiki Commons.

I was twenty three in early 1975 when I met my first professional hunter — Tony Challis. Rider Haggard, author of the Alan Quatermain series, would have called him a big white hunter. Tony was 40 then (and I 24), recently returned from escorting…

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Tessa Schlesinger

Tessa Schlesinger

I support Bernie Sanders (US), Jeremy Corbyn (UK), am an atheist, and a life long thinker which comes through in my writing.