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Unread postPosted: Fri May 25, 2007 6:46 pm 
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I wonder if we could find it else where :? .
It certainly sounds really fascinating reading.

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It is probably out of print but if anyone sees it at a second hand bookshop or the like buy it, it really a fascinating read. Otherwise try get hold of the publisher or Butch Smuts himself.

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Hi MM and Senyetse !

We found the book at

http://www.abebooks.com

it's an online antiquarian bookshop.



here

The search result even shows a bookshop in Johannesburg selling this book.

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I bought this book when it was first puplished. It made very interesting reading then. Even in the late 70's there was considerable debate on the culling of lions and the construction of man made water holes / dams etc. The book covered these topics as well.
I still have this book in my possession and page throught it every now and then. Still find it very interesting as I find with all books on Kruger :)


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 Post subject: Solo The Story of an Africa Wild Dog
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Yesterday was not Friday 13th for me. :D
I decided on impulse to pop into a little second hand bookshop close to my usual supermarket. I often check to see if any gems have landed on the selves.

Bingo :D
I found a first edition of "Solo The Story of an Africa Wild Dog" by Hugo van Lawick". First published by Collins in 1973.
It has kept me riveted and it is one of those books that I will be so sad to put down.

The detailed observations of a Wild Dog pack has been fascinating. I have learnt so much and my respect for these lovely animals has increased a hundred fold. What magnificent research.

Keep your eyes open. It will only be found in second hand shops and on the shelves of collectors.

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For those who speak French, I know a very good book :
"photo-guide des Animaux d'Afrique"
by delachaux et niestlé

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I have to agree with Wild@Heart.. Great Tuskers of Africa is the most beautiful book I have seen in a long time. There is a chapter each on all the tuskers - past, present and future with stunning photos of each one. There are beautiful pictures of Duke.. with two stunning tusks!
This book is a must have for Elephant lovers!

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 Post subject: Re: Books about Mammals
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I'm reading an excellent book at the moment called "Blood Ivory, the massacre of the African Elephant" by Robin Brown. Very worthwhile read this. ISBN: 9780750941570

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