Noble responsibility

“When the (Kruger) Park was proclaimed by President Paul Kruger, attitudes toward wild animals were still based on a literal interpretation of the biblical injunction that God has given Man dominion over the birds of the air and the fishes of the sea. By the time the pioneers bowed out the world was coming to realise that such dominion meant not the conferral of a licence to plunder, but the assumption of a great and noble responsibility.” — Bruce Bryden


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