By Wildlife Margrit
“It’s a cry you’ll never forget!”
Although Peter Milton, wildlife ranger and protection strategist, faces tragic rhino poaching scenes all to regularly, he tells us that coming upon an orphaned calf bellowing for its dead mother is heart breaking. Peter says it’s a sound you don’t forget and keeps you going during those dark days you wonder if you’re making a difference.
Peter Milton and his team with SPOTS (Strategic Protection of Endangered Species) truly do make a difference. When we at Nikela first joined the crusade to help those who protect the rhino we searched for months to find the right person, the right project, to offer our support. Some anti-poaching units, though effective in their small realm do not have a far reach or the resources to implement the ever increasing need of high tech equipment…. Peter does.
Some opportunists have entered the rhino war as well. Those who are more about collecting donations to benefit them than the rhino… Peter isn’t.
As we invite wildlife lovers from anywhere in the world who care to give we needed to throw our support behind a sustainable strategy for protecting the rhino… Peter has one.
With so many NGOs we wanted someone who seeks out ways to collaborate with others, to create networks and systems that work… Peter does. More....