Tourist trophy hunters chase African wildlife

Story highlights David Chancellor photographed the African hunting scene The photos here focus on legal hunting where the hunters are supervised Editor’s note: This story was published in July 2012.

Chancellor said his goal is to examine both legal and illegal forms of hunting.

These photos, from the first of three planned books on the subject, focus on legal hunting — in which guides are hired to help track animals and supervise hunters — and explore “the complex relationship that man has with animal, through the eyes of the tourist trophy hunter,” Chancellor’s website says.