In this photo taken Monday, May 23, 2016, Erik Mararv, the
manager of the Garamba National Park in Congo, is
photographed against a poster backdrop of elephants
during an interview with The Associated Press in
Johannesburg, while recuperating from his injuries.
Mararv described a firefight with elephant poachers
in which he was wounded and three rangers were
killed last month in Garamba which is vulnerable to
attacks from a variety of armed groups that kill
elephants for their ivory and operate across
Shot by elephant poachers, the manager of Congo's Garamba National Park asked a ranger for help to bind his leg with a tourniquet to slow blood loss.