In a photo of the Oval Office, President John F. Kennedy sits behind the desk on the phone frowning. A navy man, he carried his love of all things nautical with him throughout his life. On the desk are displayed several carved sperm whale teeth, known as scrimshaw.
Elephants are being killed every 15 minutes globally: 96 a day perish at the hand of poachers. Meanwhile rhinos are being lost every six hours.