Paul Chidyera, head of law enforcement at Liwonde, is surrounded by some of the snares his team picks up in the park. Snaring an animal involves using a simple piece of steel wire with a loop in the middle, hung between two trees. Typically, Chidyera says, poachers will use branches to block off a regular worn path through the savanna so animals make a detour into the snare.

Paul Chidyera, head of law enforcement at Liwonde, is surrounded by some of the snares his team picks up in the park. Snaring an animal involves using a simple piece of steel wire with a loop in the middle, hung between two trees. Typically, Chidyera says, poachers will use branches to block off a regular worn path through the savanna so animals make a detour into the snare.