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ANIMALS The Elephant Tragedy, Part 4

  IT’S A DRAMA, HAPPENING RIGHT BEFORE OUR EYES, I will follow it closely and tell you from time to time all of the actual stages of the doom of these wonderful animals. Fourth chapter: The rough figures – and the sad reality! More than 30 000 elephants are slaughtered annually in Africa, one every 15 minutes. … Weiterlesen »

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ANIMALS The Elephant Tragedy, Part 3

IT’S A DRAMA, HAPPENING RIGHT BEFORE OUR EYES, I will follow it closely and tell you from time to time all of the actual stages of the doom of these wonderful animals. Third chapter: When governments in Africa sell seized ivory, the sale of illegal tusks increases! On she surface it doesn’t make any sense, … Weiterlesen »

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ANIMALS Now The Poachers Went Too Far …

POACHERS CALL IT „A NEW TACTIC“ – I call it abominable mass murder! Nowadays they don’t shoot the elephants, that’s too loud, too risky and it deserves a last bit of courage. Poisening is the new silent method of killing, a coward act, without risk, just wait until the animals break down and die. This … Weiterlesen »

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TOOLS Collectors Corner … (No. 36)

Look closely: This is only part of my harvest in 2011! Very strange writing tools from all over the world. Santa Claus from China and Japan, Bullets from Cambodia, Cooking Pots from South Africa, Cactus and Disneyana from the USA, a Native from Swaziland, a glass pen from England, a Car from Japan, and pencils, … Weiterlesen »

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JEWELLERY Interesting People … (No. 12)

Why I know Patrick Mavros for more than 30 years, I can’t tell. Sometimes you have to bury the past, especially when it has to do with civil war. We met in Rhodesia with painted faces, he was my commander, and we stayed friends after we had them cleaned and became civilians again. Today Patrick … Weiterlesen »

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