Being so familiar with Africa’s wildlife, when I heard that India had more wildlife species than Africa, I just had to get back there. When I finally made the trip this past October 2016, I made a conscious decision not to google or research it, content with delighting in what I saw, ‘cos that’s the feeling I get when in discovery mode.
I felt curiously at home. It wasn’t the stories of corruption…
These brothers, part of a hunting coalition of three, I photographed in Zululand three years ago. The specific reserve is one of the few places cheetah are safe in this consumptive era we live in – unless someone in the east finds their spotted skin to be a historic cure-all for declining vision caused by too much screen-time.
I’ve recently returned from India, and I believe a warning to authorities…
About Angus Begg
Angus is serious about his craft. A CNN award-winning television producer, he was the first South African broadcast journalist to report from the chaos of Somalia in 1992.
He went on to cover the Rwandan genocide of '94 and South Africa's first democratic elections the same year, for which he was nominated for the national public service radio awards.
It was these episodes in Somalia and Rwanda that took him the roundabout route to the fields of travel and environment, in which he now writes, produces and photographs.