Aboriginal and African rangers swap stories in fight to protect endangered wildlife


October 06, 2018 09:57:03

Would you rather be bitten by a poisonous snake or shot by an armed poacher?

These are the difficult questions African wildlife ranger Joseph Kotoke contemplated as he weighed up the differences between his job back home and the challenges faced by Aboriginal rangers in Australia.

“I’m really scared of snakes, I’d prefer dealing with a poacher than a snake!” he said.

Earlier this year, Mr Kotoke and his tribe of Maasai community rangers met with nine Indigenous rangers and musician Dan Sultan in…

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