The Black Mambas- Images by Jeffrey Barbee/

Collette Ngobeni sits for a portait near her bush camp inside of Kruger’s western fance. “Now I am not afraid of Elephants, they are my friends, when they are around, I feel safe because the poachers are scared of them.” The ladies of the first all female Anti-Poaching Unit in Africa, on patrol, making roadblocks and sitting in listening posts at night in Balule Private Nature Reserve.

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