Wonderful artwork and story by Sini – please take a moment to view ‘The Elephant who thinks she’s a buffalo’
One day I remembered something, or rather someone from my childhood. I remembered seeing a herd of buffalos lead by an elephant. I wasn’t sure if it really was so or whether I had made up the story. For my amazement after a quick google -search I managed to find, that yes indeed, this memory was real. I really did see “Nzou” the elephant, who had become part of a buffalo herd after being left orphan. I was so excited of this memory, that as a tribute, I painted this 90 x 90 cm portrait of her on canvas.
To see her yourself, you can visit Imire, a conservation park in Zimbabwe, or check their facebook page for pictures taken by volunteers and park staff. Like most other wild parts of Africa, Imire’s wildlife has experienced trouble with poaching. After a tremendous hit on the number of black…
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