• We are all going to die. When it happens in such a drastic, inhuman way, which we've been seeing in Africa, this is crime on its highest level. It is affecting not only the security of the national parks, it is affecting the people in communities that live around the national parks. In terms of security for wildlife and our society, it's an incredibly alarming situation, and we need to address that.

    "African Wildlife Foundation, Veronica Varekova and Patrick Bergin". Interview with Maranda Pleasant, December 1, 2013.