Big 5s

Jon Kasbe

Film-maker

“I love seeing pangolins. They look so honest and sensitive, and their tongues are incredible. There’s just something magical about Pangolins that make it hard for me to look away.

They’re traditionally thought to be symbols of good luck in Africa, bringers of the rains. But they’re now the most trafficked animals in the world. Their scales are used for traditional medicine in China and other parts of Asia, and their meat is considered a special meal.

There are eight species around the world, and every one of them is listed as endangered or critically endangered. They’re remarkable animals, and they need some attention around the world to make sure their numbers don’t keep declining so rapidly.”

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Photo by Keith Connelly

My Big 5

    Pangolin
    Jaguar
    Elephant
    Hippo
    Lion

Jon Kasbe

Film-maker

“I love seeing pangolins. They look so honest and sensitive, and their tongues are incredible. There’s just something magical about Pangolins that make it hard for me to look away.

They’re traditionally thought to be symbols of good luck in Africa, bringers of the rains. But they’re now the most trafficked animals in the world. Their scales are used for traditional medicine in China and other parts of Asia, and their meat is considered a special meal.

There are eight species around the world, and every one of them is listed as endangered or critically endangered. They’re remarkable animals, and they need some attention around the world to make sure their numbers don’t keep declining so rapidly.”

Photo by Keith Connelly

My Big 5

    Pangolin
    Jaguar
    Elephant
    Hippo
    Lion

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