Conservationist Saba Douglas-Hamilton stars in a new TV series that highlights her life in a safari camp and the issues that have been central to her family’s work for decades.
Her parents are British zoologist Iain Douglas-Hamilton and Oria Douglas-Hamilton née Rocco.And the wilderness is liberating for the human spirit. I love the colours, the smells, the people, the landscapes, the sunsets, animals and starscapes. What tips would you give parents bringing their children to Kenya?The purity of the air, the clarity of the night sky, the ‘silence’ of the open expanses and the vibrant chorus of frogs and birds are riches that we take for granted but are priceless. My advice is to come soon and spend as long as possible here.Ever since I was little, I have been crazy about animals and I have always wanted to care for them.I’m currently studying at Utrecht University to become a veterinarian.She was named Saba, which means “seven”, by Maasai women because she was the 7th grandchild, born on 7 June and at 7 o’clock in the evening.