Upstairs at Pierre Lafond in Santa Barbara iis one of my favorite stores and I am absolutely thrilled my book is now among the wonderful and unique items they sell.
This is huge news from The Guardian that China will ban ivory trade, closing down 34 processing enterprises and 143 designated trading venues by the end of 2017. Makes me emotional and also is a great reminder that things do and can change and that our efforts and voices are heard and do result in improvements for the lives of wildlife. SavingWild.com https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/dec/30/china-ban-ivory-trade-2017-elephants-wwf
And 20 minutes later this young male (see his small antlers) is scent following the female deer's path (I posted her visit earlier). I love sharing my outdoor space with the wild ones even if they trim some of my bushes. I have been learning which native plants they will destroy and which ones they leave alone, and planting accordingly. It doesn't always work but it is well worth it for my frequent visitors. SavingWild.com
Look at the connection between Charlie and the little boy. It is so important to enable and encourage kids' love of animals early on. With pets is a great place to start. I have the privilege of dog sitting Charlie when his owner, animal communication teacher Suzy Godsey, (here in the photo) is out of town.
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The patience of this man to help this sweet being humbles me. But that is what it takes, focus, determination, and patience, when we are working for our non-human friends and trying to change people perceptions about them. SavingWild.com