Interviewed by My Modern Met

Interviewed by My Modern Met

American photojournalist Justin Mott is using the power of photography to shed light on important stories of animal conservation. Mott’s long-term project Kindred Guardians is a look at the men and women who dedicate their lives to saving wildlife. This personal project, which is entirely self-funded, had Mott hopping on a plane to Kenya in order to document the last two northern white rhinos in existence.

The whole world was saddened when word spread that Sudan, the last male northern white rhino had passed away at the Ol Peteja Conservancy, effectively ending the subspecies. He left behind two females—Fatu and Najin—who continue to graze the same grounds that he walked. The mother and daughter rhinos are protected by a team of caretakers, who work around the clock to nurture them and protect them from poachers.

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Kindred Guardians Featured  on Photography Masterclass

Kindred Guardians Featured on Photography Masterclass

The Last Remaining Northern White Rhinos | Featured on Petapixel

The Last Remaining Northern White Rhinos | Featured on Petapixel