"Bad to the Bone"
In 2001, we met a Professional Hunter from Africa at one of our show. He said he loved my work, but
I had nothing African. I told him I had never been and wouldn`t pretend to know the animals until I
saw them in person. He and his wife invited us to stay with them for three weeks in exchange for his
'dream buffalo` sculpture. It was a fantastic trip, and I gained intimate knowledge of the animals
from a true pro. Nothing is quite as awe inspiring as the Cape buffalo. With a body built like a
tank, and the attitude of a warrior, they have the most intimidating glare of any animal I have
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