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Why we won’t miss elephants once they are gone

I’ve been making wildlife films in East Africa with my partner, Vicky, for 25 years (www.deeblestone.com). Now, together with Etienne Oliff and a small team, we’re making a film about elephants. By the time it is finished, we’ll have devoted … Continue reading

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Here today, gone tomorrow

It was late in the day as I drove up to a waterhole. I’d been away from camp for a day or two and had planned a couple of hours in the shade of a henna bush, as the sun … Continue reading

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The passing of a giant

Recently, we went on a recce for the film. The destination was a distant waterhole. We set off early. It was a typical Tsavo waterhole – seemingly hewn out of ochre. That warm glow seemed reflected in the animals that, … Continue reading

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A new year in Tsavo

We returned to Tsavo, at the beginning of the year, to a park deep in grass. At times, it is so high that we can only see the backs of the elephants. In this sea of green, buffalo can disappear … Continue reading

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