The article presents another elephant, Ahmed, who having been featured in three international films was able to escape death by poachers after the media fraternity influenced children to write letters to the first president of Kenya. Jomo Kenyatta, as he was named, bowed to the pressure and offered Ahmed lifetime presidential protection. Ahmed lived a full life and died naturally aged 65 years (Heminway, 2014). This presents the key argument in Heminway’s article. that why is the current president, Uhuru Kenyatta, who coincidentally is the son of Jomo Kenyatta, not following suit and protecting the lives of the remaining elephants? It was during his tenure that the world lost one of its biggest mammals on land. Satao (Iacurci, 2014).