On track with DOC's new boss

The best thing about Africa, declares hard-man hunter Davey Hughes, is zebra liver and onions.

Sitting across from Hughes' fireside perch, new director-general of conservation Lou Sanson must be wondering whether this expedition was really such a great idea.

The bottle of Glenfarclas 10-year single malt whisky is only half gone, the campfire is still wheezing heat into the clear night and we haven't even got to the bit about hunting critically endangered snow leopards.