Xanda, son of Cecil the lion, was killed by a trophy hunter in Zimbabwe. What possesses a person to “hunt” animals in this way?
National Geographic featured these entrancing time-lapses of African deserts by Matthew Hood. Capturing several distinct landscapes of Namibia, this video is both mesmerizing and soothing—a perfect escape from the bustle of a busy day.
Seeing Khamla, a baby rescued elephant, hold hands with Darrick, her rescuer, as she parades him around the rest of the herd is incredibly touching.