Pieter Hugo

These photos by Pieter Hugo are quite possibly unlike anything you've ever seen.

"Europeans invariably only ask about the welfare of the animals but this question misses the point," Hugo says. "Instead, perhaps, we could ask why these performers need to catch wild animals to make a living. Or why they are economically marginalized. Or why Nigeria, the world’s sixth largest exporter of oil, is in such a state of disarray."

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