Man, by nature is a narcissistic creature. We have colonized all the surface of the planet either directly or indirectly.
Directly in the sense that we have removed all wild animals and plants within certain geographical locations (cities, towns). Indirectly by cordoning off the wild nature within certain locations (nature reserves, parks).
All that is on Earth is our for the taking, which is not something unnatural given we are the apex predator sitting at the very top of the food chain. The problem is, all we consistently do is take, then take some more, in such a way that nature cannot replenish fast enough.
I am talking about unchecked poaching. Where are the mountain lions and bison in America? Where are the swarms of flamingo that temporarily blocked out the Sun when they flew above migrating back and forth between Lake Nakuru and Lake Magadi? Well, you get the point!
Humans have porched and driven some wild animals and plants to extinction and a good number are n the brink of extinction. That is the case for the African elephant and rhino population. They are on the brink …read more