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Walk on Wild Side for Lion Conservation


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, animaladvocates, wildlife, protection )

Cher Away
- 413 days ago - iol.co.za
They walked and walked and walked. And then they walked some more. This is how Marnus Roodbol and Charmaine Joubert raised awareness for the plight of lions in Africa.



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Julie E. (337)
Friday June 14, 2013, 11:17 am
This is dedication. Animal Advocates rock!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday June 14, 2013, 3:21 pm
Roodbol, founder of the non-profit organisation Walking for Lions, and Joubert, a media liaison officer, walked 530km from Windhoek in Namibia, to Ghanzi in Botswana over two weeks last month.

They walked in an effort to “give back to the lions”.

“Our slogan is, ‘Don’t talk, just walk’. People are quick to talk, but they often do not go over to action,” Roodbol said about their campaign.

Awesome!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Friday June 14, 2013, 3:33 pm
Simply, stunningly impressive.
 

Ruth S. (314)
Friday June 14, 2013, 4:15 pm
I agree Lynn, a lot of people are all just talk and no action!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday June 14, 2013, 4:20 pm
I agree too Ruth, Julie, Allan & Cher! :-))
 

Carol D. (104)
Friday June 14, 2013, 5:54 pm
What a great thing to do as is said action speaks louder than words


 

Colin Wright (60)
Friday June 14, 2013, 5:56 pm
I wish there was a walk around here for something. Even with a messed-up ankle I can walk a fur piece.
 

Carol H. (229)
Friday June 14, 2013, 7:23 pm
noted, thanks Cher
 

Cynthia no frwd B. (261)
Friday June 14, 2013, 10:58 pm
Now this is walking the walk. Kudos all around
 

Joan M. (1091)
Friday June 14, 2013, 11:05 pm
Noted. Thanks Cher
 

Elle B. (81)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 7:57 am
Ty...
 

Connie O. (40)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 10:08 am
Wonderful. TY
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (177)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 10:40 am
Dobry pomysł, dzięki.
 

Laurie H. (693)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 5:49 pm
Very inspiring!!!! TY!!~
 
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