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A Very Sad Day for Elephants: Obituary: Wayne Lotter Was Killed on August 16th


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Angela
- 51 days ago - economist.com
His work was so successful that in five years more than 2,000 poachers were arrested; the rate of poaching was reduced by more than half and the elephant population began to stabilise !



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Angela K (380)
Friday September 1, 2017, 1:41 am
A great defender and activist for Africa's Wildlife, special for Elephants, has gone

RIP WAYNE .... elephants are dying, rangers are dying, conservationists are being killed because they are trying to save the wildlife from being extinct. There are words about it ....
 

Animae C (517)
Friday September 1, 2017, 4:01 am
"The gunman who forced his taxi door and shot him on the outskirts of Dar es Salaam probably killed him for his work."

ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTED & APPALLED!!!!!
 

Derek R (297)
Friday September 1, 2017, 5:43 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Nita L (115)
Friday September 1, 2017, 8:47 am
I hope they catch the gunman. Shared widely.
 

Joy W (102)
Friday September 1, 2017, 8:48 am
Noted, Thanks Angela. RIP Wayne.
 

Sara P (57)
Friday September 1, 2017, 12:05 pm
Yes dear Angela, we lost an incredbile animal lover and defender, heartbreaking news my Friend!
 

Mandi T (421)
Friday September 1, 2017, 12:05 pm
Disgraceful. RIP our hero for our Elephants and wildlife. God Speed.
 

Kathryn I (2)
Friday September 1, 2017, 3:59 pm
Sadly noted - Thank you
 

Walter F (133)
Friday September 1, 2017, 4:12 pm
A wonderful man ..May his memory be a blessing
 

Shirley S (186)
Friday September 1, 2017, 8:12 pm
May karma take the assassin of such an incredible guardian of wild animals. R I P Wayne Lotter
 

Veronica B (21)
Friday September 1, 2017, 8:47 pm
Disgraceful!!!RIP dear Wayne,an Angel on Earth,and now in Heaven!!!
 

Sylvie A (191)
Saturday September 2, 2017, 4:14 am
Noted with sadness.
Thank you
 

Ainga Dobbelaere (14)
Saturday September 2, 2017, 5:04 am
Very sad...RIP Wayne..a great Defender!!Thank you Angela
 

federico b (46)
Saturday September 2, 2017, 6:54 am
Notato tristemente. Grazie
 

Ben O (189)
Saturday September 2, 2017, 8:21 am
How very sad...
 

Charmaine Shannon (45)
Saturday September 2, 2017, 9:14 am
Not a Person We Could Afford to Lose ?? Sooooo Very Sad ...... RIP Wayne !! "YOU" will be Greatly Missed by the Elephants and Africa !!!! Prayers that your Heartfelt Work will be Carried On ??

Thanks Angela ......
 

Danny van Huizen (36)
Saturday September 2, 2017, 10:26 am
A big loss!!!
Noted.
 

Peggy B (36)
Saturday September 2, 2017, 11:58 am
RIP, Wayne.
 

Kathryn I (2)
Saturday September 2, 2017, 12:30 pm
Noted! Thank you
 

Dawn M (142)
Saturday September 2, 2017, 12:39 pm
Sadly Noted!! RIP Wayne.
 

Susan H (102)
Saturday September 2, 2017, 12:50 pm
The world is a sadder and more dangerous world for the animals, without you in it. Such a brave, wonderful, courageous man. Thank you for all that you did for the animals, especially the elephants of Africa. Only the best die young.....you will be greatly missed. I hope your work continues on forever in your name. RIP.
 

S J (130)
Saturday September 2, 2017, 1:11 pm
RIP Wayne, very sad day for me too. Last month other protector of wildlife was also killed. meoww Angela
 

Janis K (132)
Saturday September 2, 2017, 2:10 pm
Thanks for sharing. An inspiration for many.

 

GingerAway W (61)
Saturday September 2, 2017, 3:51 pm
When will it stop? Thank you for all you do Angela and thank you Wayne for all you did. RIP Wayne.
 

Sandra V (98)
Saturday September 2, 2017, 4:19 pm
malditos cobardes! que tremenda perdida, muy triste DEP Wayne... gracias Angela
 

Janet B (0)
Saturday September 2, 2017, 7:52 pm
Thanks
 

Mike H (252)
Saturday September 2, 2017, 10:18 pm
RIP brave hero. This world has lost one of the best
 

Suzanne L (99)
Saturday September 2, 2017, 10:19 pm
A very brave man and a great loss for elephant protection. May he rest in peace.
 

Sara G (104)
Sunday September 3, 2017, 7:11 am
Such sad news.
 

Mona Pietsch (9)
Sunday September 3, 2017, 7:14 am
Die Beschützer der Elefanten werden getötet, aber wie sagt man immer so schön, wenn ein guter Mensch werden ein paar schlechte den selbigen Tod finden
 

Melania P (142)
Sunday September 3, 2017, 12:23 pm
Indeed, a great lost when animals need the most :-(
 

Glennis W (406)
Sunday September 3, 2017, 8:07 pm
Noted signed and shared Thank you for caring and sharing Angela
 

Danuta W (1255)
Tuesday September 5, 2017, 2:32 am
Noted
 

Mireille Picron (46)
Saturday September 9, 2017, 9:54 am
Very sad.
 

Waltraud U (83)
Monday September 11, 2017, 11:55 am
done ty
 

Helga S (97)
Monday September 11, 2017, 7:10 pm
So noted with sadness and tears.. "The Devil has no Mercy" ..... What a tragedy
 

Anne Haarhoff (51)
Wednesday September 13, 2017, 11:36 am
Shocking, and saddened greatly by this.
 

Yvonne F (179)
Wednesday September 20, 2017, 10:41 am
So sad! We are loosing all the good people. This has to stop!
Thanks for sharing Angela
 
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