How coming face to face with a gorilla in the wild changed a career: children’s book author on her endangered animal series

//How coming face to face with a gorilla in the wild changed a career: children’s book author on her endangered animal series

How coming face to face with a gorilla in the wild changed a career: children’s book author on her endangered animal series

Jan Latta’s interest in wild animals was piqued when, as custom publisher of a magazine for Regent International Hotels, she read a photo essay about African animals by conservationist and wildlife photographer Karl Ammann. “That was it. I had to see Africa,” she says. “Karl organised a trip for me to see the mountain gorillas in Rwanda, and when I came face to face with one it changed my life, and my career. My guide said there were only 600 mountain gorillas left in the world. I wanted to do…

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