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A Game Ranger Remembers : Thirty Years in the Kruger National Park.

Author: Bruce Bryden
Publisher: Johannesburg : Jonathan Ball Publishers, 2012.
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Bruce Bryden's true stories about the life of a bushveld conservationist draws on 27 years in the service of the Kruger National Park. It makes for a gripping read, abounding with encounters with elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and rhino, whether darting for research, managing culling operations by helicopter or stalking on foot. In the best tradition of bushveld stories, there is a great deal of shooting, and a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bryden, Bruce.
A Game Ranger Remembers : Thirty Years in the Kruger National Park.
Johannesburg : Jonathan Ball Publishers, ©2012
Named Person: Bruce Bryden
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Bryden
ISBN: 9781868425051 1868425053
OCLC Number: 801363815
Description: 1 online resource (583 pages)
Contents: Cover; Description; Title Page; Map of Kruger National Park North; Map of Kruger National Park South; Dedication; Foreword; 1. How it All Began; 2. Last Sight of the Old Africa ... and Problems with the New; 3. Master of Life and Death; 4. Adventures with Wings and Wheels; 5. The Magnificent Seven; 6. Close-up Conversations with Lions; 7. Poaching and Counter-Poaching; 8. Lions on My Lawn and Elephants in My Lettuce Bed; 9. Daggaboys and Lesser Buffaloes; 10. The Hippo --
Killer and Comedian; 11. The King's Hunter; 12. Lessons in Shooting Straight. 13. The Leopard --
Killer of Consummate Grace14. Strange Bushveld Stories; 15. The Ladies --
God Bless 'em; 16. The Bushveld Lifestyle; 17. All People, Great and Small; 18. The Kruger National Park: Quo Vadis?; Glossary; Bibliography; Photo section; Copyright page.

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Bruce Bryden's true stories about the life of a bushveld conservationist draws on 27 years in the service of the Kruger National Park. It makes for a gripping read, abounding with encounters with elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and rhino, whether darting for research, managing culling operations by helicopter or stalking on foot. In the best tradition of bushveld stories, there is a great deal of shooting, and a fair amount of running away; there are meetings with extraordinary characters among the rangers; memorable gatherings; hilarious mishaps and narrow escapes; and throughout, a great l.

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