TEN DAYS . . . before Chizi’s Tale officially goes on sale—and we couldn’t be more excited! For readers just joining us, a little background: In Zimbabwe during a recent August, two park rangers made a surprising discovery. They found an abandoned baby black rhino, only days old. They called the park manager who, knowing […]
Hey Guys, the final manuscript just got sent to the printer. Here are a couple of photos of it being printed. I’m so excited. We are less than a month away from the launch!
Hey Guys, here is a very interesting and tragic article on how the vulture population is being decimated by poachers. Ironically, vultures pose a serious threat to poachers because they alert game rangers whenever the poachers make a kill by circling and assembling around the carcass. Therefore, poachers are poisoning the animals that they kill […]
I am leaving Zimbabwe today to head back home. I am quite ambivalent about my departure. It has been a spectacular month here, and I am very sad to leave Chizi, but I am ready to go home and work on the publishing of the book! Fun Fact: There are five species of rhino: the […]
I introduced Chizi to my family yesterday. It was such a special moment to enjoy Chizi’s presence with them. We tagged along with the Park Rangers on Chizi’s afternoon walk. It was awesome to watch Chizi in his natural environment. He ate twigs, rolled around in the mud, and scraped his growing horn in the […]
I finally met Chizi! What an experience. It was the most surreal moment of my life. The Park Rangers and the Saxon family introduced him to me on Thursday. He was a little shy in the beginning, but after he sniffed me a couple of times he relaxed and warmed up to me. I […]
Hey Guys, I arrived in Zimbabwe last night. I am still a little jet lagged from the long flight, but I am thrilled to be here. I am meeting Chizi for the first time on Thursday during his morning walk. Not only will I be meeting him for the first time, but I will be […]
Hey guys, I’m so excited to travel to Africa. It will mark the first time I see Chizi! I have been writing and researching about him now for six months, and it is going to be a very special moment to finally interact with him in person. When the Park Rangers found him he was […]