When I lock eyes with an animal I get a special feeling.

A feeling of togetherness. Not animal to animal,

not animal to human, but being to being.


The story of Stewart Juneau is part hometown-boy-makes-good tale, part Jungle Jim adventure and part inspirational account of one family’s urge to share the fruits of their labors with underprivileged and inner city children. The saga begins and ends in the “Big Bend” region of Avoyelles Parish, with stops along the way in both the wilds of Africa and the penthouse heights of Canal Street in New Orleans....