From Poacher to Widlife Guide

From Poacher to Wildlife Guide

Image At Periyar Tiger Reserve in Kerala, India, former poachers have turned to careers as widlife guides. They now share their intimate knowledge of the jungle with ecotourists. The local economy has shifted from a model based on exploitation of wild species to a model that relies on intact ecosystems and healthy wildlife populations. You can find more information on Periyar here.

Photo by April Claggett

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