How a boy from the bush ended up in a poaching war

17 January 2020 - 07:00 By TANYA FARBER
Grant Fowlds at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.
Grant Fowlds at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.
Image: Esa Alexander

“In my laptop bag were two packets of shaved rhinoceros horn … Ounce for ounce, the shavings were as valuable as gold, and far more valuable than drugs.”

This was the moment of “cold clarity” for conservationist Grant Fowlds - setting him on the road to the frontlines of the eco-wars.

 

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