By Frederick Courteney Selous

- caliber electronic Text
- associated desk of Contents
- Illustrated with thirteen pictures and photos

With a Foreword via President Theodore Roosevelt

"Mr. Selous is the final of the big-game hunters of South Africa; the final of the robust hunters whose reviews lay within the maximum searching floor which this global has visible on the grounds that civilized guy has seemed therein."

"His publication is a real contribution to searching lore and to common heritage. it's going to be welcomed by means of each lover of the chase and through each guy who cares for the wild, unfastened lifetime of the desolate tract. it's going to be no much less welcome to all who're drawn to the main ambitious and fascinating of the beasts that stay in our global today."

--- Theodore Roosevelt

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REVIEWS:

DAILY TELEGRAPH.—"This intensely fascinating quantity is not just as intriguing as any booklet of event, yet packed from conceal to hide with worthwhile proof and theories that no different residing guy may well converse with equivalent authority."

EVENING STANDARD.—"It is very unlikely to offer greater than a truly mild proposal of the wealth of curiosity there's during this quantity for hunters and naturalists alike. From conceal to hide it truly is filled with considerate commentary and picture description."

COUNTRY LIFE.—"There isn't a web page during this well-written and deeply-informed ebook which can't be studied with excitement and revenue by means of the common reader. To the fellow who is aware Africa the quantity is very fascinating from hide to hide. it's destined, we've little question, to be numbered one of the classics of African literature."

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Contents:

- bankruptcy I: Notes at the Questions Of protecting color, attractiveness Marks, And The impact Of surroundings On dwelling Organisms
- bankruptcy II: additional Notes at the Questions Of protecting color, reputation Marks, And The effect Of atmosphere On residing Organisms
- bankruptcy III, IV & V: Notes at the Lion
- bankruptcy VI: Notes at the noticed Hyena
- bankruptcy VII: Notes On Wild canine And Cheetahs
- bankruptcy VIII: Extinction And Diminution Of video game In South Africa — Notes at the Cape Buffalo
- bankruptcy IX: Notes at the Tse-Tse Fly
- bankruptcy X: Notes at the Black Or Prehensile-Lipped Rhinoceros
- bankruptcy XI: Notes at the Giraffe
- bankruptcy XII & XIII: A trip To Amatongaland looking for Inyala
- bankruptcy XIV: Notes at the Gemsbuck
- bankruptcy XV: a few Curious searching Experiences
- bankruptcy XVI: extra Curious looking Experiences
- bankruptcy XVII: Incidents Of A trip throughout the Northern Kalahari
- bankruptcy XVIII: The final Of South Africa's video game Haunts
- bankruptcy XIX: How I Spent Christmas Day 1879
- bankruptcy XX: Notes at the Masarwa: The Bushmen Of the inner Of South Africa

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