Park manager Craig Reid works for a nonprofit called African Parks, which partnered with the Malawian government to take control of Liwonde. It was a failing park when he arrived, and poaching was endemic. “Effectively what would have happened had we not intervened would be a total elimination of all wildlife in the park over the 10-year period following,” he says.

Park manager Craig Reid works for a nonprofit called African Parks, which partnered with the Malawian government to take control of Liwonde. It was a failing park when he arrived, and poaching was endemic. “Effectively what would have happened had we not intervened would be a total elimination of all wildlife in the park over the 10-year period following,” he says.