Reporter: Allison Langdon
Producer: Nick Greenaway
Forty years ago, a glamorous young Italian woman swapped her life of privilege for the wilds of Africa.
Kuki Gallmann turned a vast cattle ranch into Kenya's largest private wildlife sanctuary.
It would prove such an adventure that Hollywood made her story into an epic film.
But there was also great personal sacrifice. And now, everything Kuki has fought so hard to protect is being threatened by the poachers' bullets.
If you would like to learn more about the remarkable work of Kuki and Sveva Gallmann visit their website: www.gallmannkenya.org.