African souls: XIV

The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. And so in you the child your mother lives on and through your family continues to live. So at this time look after yourself and your family as you would your mother for through you all she will truly never die (Osho)!

Facts: Evolution is so creative. That’s how we got giraffes :o). Giraffes – here an enchanting reticulated giraffe family (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) – are some of Africa’s most iconic, magnificent, popular and engaging species and yet, surprisingly, we don’t know enough about them.

In recent times giraffes have been significantly threatened primarily by poachers and natural habitat loss. All life forms including these gentle herbivores play an important role in keeping local ecosystems functional. Destruction of these would ultimately have significant ecological impact.

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