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Ghosts of Tsavo : stalking the mystery lions of East Africa

Author: Philip Caputo
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Adventure Press/National Geographic Society, [2002] ©2002
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author describes his experiences during an expedition to East Africa to uncover the secrets of a near-mythical breed of man-eating lions, as they attempt to prove that these unique, maneless lions are direct descendants of their prehistoric ancestors.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Caputo, Philip.
Ghosts of Tsavo.
Washington, D.C. : Adventure Press, National Geographic, ©2002
(DLC) 2002022642
(OCoLC)49249182
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Caputo
ISBN: 9781426206214 1426206216
OCLC Number: 496806093
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (275 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prologue: The Man-eater of Mfuwe --
Act One: Legends --
Intermission: A Trip to the Museum --
Act Two: Chasing the Chimera --
Epilogue: Why the Man-eaters Did What They Did.
Responsibility: Philip Caputo.
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