Ruaha elephant - photo by David Liebst
"They say man is God's masterpiece, and I never believed it since I saw my first elephant... But when you see the futility of politicians, the needlessness of wars, the utter damned stupid cruelty of man to himself, the elephant stands as a monument to God in His Wisdom."
Robert Ruark, THE HONEY BADGER
with thanks to Richard G Beyer, "Old Bwana", for his fund of knowledge about Africa.