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Dallas Safari Club Convention

January 9 – 12, 2014

Debt Collector, 2013
oil on belgian linen
28 x 30 in
(71.12h x 76.2w cm)

The old adage that says "an elephant never forgets" would be matched by "a buffalo never forgives". They have been known to attack people that have harmed them many years prior.  There is nothing like the total disdain the cape buffalo has for you, clearly conveyed in his stare. Four times stronger than an ox, capable of killing lions, and weighing in at nearly a ton of wild dynamite, the cape buffalo kills more hunters in Africa than any other animal. They say he never forgets and in the words of famed author Robert Rurak, “The cape buffalo looks at you as If you owe him money”.  This is one Debt Collector you never want to come face to face with!

Press Release

January 9-12, 2014
Dallas Safari Club Annual Convention
Dallas Convention Center
650 S Griffin St, Dallas, TX

For nearly three decades, the annual Dallas Safari Club convention has set the standard for sporting enthusiasts from around the world. The 2014 DSC Convention was the most successful yet with over 45,000 outdoors-men and women estimated to have been in attendance at the Dallas Convention Center. John Banovich is a longtime donor and supporter of the Dallas Safari Club, and is a “Partner in Conservation” with DSC. Together they have supported the idea of sport hunting in “Tiger Friendly Certified” areas. The 2014 DSC donation from Banovich titled "Debt Collector" provides a personal look into the beast that Robert Ruark claimed “looks at you like you owe him money.” The “Debt Collector” is at your doorstep!