Island Bat Research Group
Coverage in National Geographic
Following an interview with Christian in Kyoto last January, freelance journalist Rachel Nuwer, author of Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking, signed an insightful piece in National Geographic on the culls of the Greater Mascarene flying fox Pteropus niger in Mauritius.
This balanced article features interviews with some of the main actors involved on both sides of the fight surrounding P. niger, among whom Vincent Florens, Tigga Kingston, Mr Hardy, and Christian, as well as an objective assessment by our colleague Guillaume Chapron. Worthwhile to note is that the government of Mauritius has, once more, not replied to requests for interview.