Painting of a raider on horseback (bottom right) with a musket and domestic stock. A ‘rain-animal’ (top right) was likely summoned to wash away the raiders’ tracks.
Courtesy of Sam Challis and Brent Sinclair-Thomson
Runaway slaves joined indigenous Khoe-San people and raided colonial farms. The rock art they left in their hideouts tells a fascinating story.
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New Zealand is pumping millions of dollars into environment projects as part of its COVID-19 recovery. Australia’s recovery plan seems more destructive than reconstructive.
Bridget Susan James
Indian Ocean humpback dolphins, which live close to the shore, need protection. The total population is estimated to be just 10,000, with fewer than 1,000 of them off the coast of South Africa.
Some readers might find this image distressing, and so they should.
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