Steve McCurry’s Photos Show The Complex Relationship Between Humans And Animals, CNN, 8 November 2019
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… McCurry hopes, too, that his images will inspire a greater respect for animals, and a desire to address the dire predictions of mass extinction caused by human activity.
“This is an unimaginable catastrophe, but one that is sadly coming to fruition. We are losing species every year; wildlife is being decimated to the point where in a few years some species will cease to exist in their natural habitats.”
Below is Sharbat Gula, the Afghan Girl, at Nasir Bagh refugee camp near Peshawar, Pakistan. By Steve McCurry, December 1984.
This photograph was the cover of The National Geographic magazine the following year.