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The giraffe hunters

Mayne Reid

The giraffe hunters

a sequel to "the Bush-boys" and "the young yagers".

by Mayne Reid

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Published by George Routledge and Sons in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL21073181M

  The evolution and distribution of the animal is covered. Human reactions to giraffes is explored--reverence, object of hunting, mythical creature, and the giraffe in artistic contexts. If you are interested in giraffes, this would be a good book, It is not a handbook or a species account in any depth. You'll pick up odd bits of information, as Reviews: 5.   Sabrina Corgatelli, a big-game hunter, appears on NBC Today to defend her recent trip to South Africa where she shot a giraffe. Picture: Facebook Delta bans shipment of hunting 'trophies' amid.

Here is a very interesting and hard to find copy of “The Giraffe-Hunters” by Captain Mayne Reid, with illustrations, copyright This book is in good condition, some cover and spine wear, tight binding and hinges, pages have some foxing and stains. Check out some of the interesting contents in this book!End date: 's The Giraffe Hunters Book saltinc 5 out of 5 stars (4,) $ Favorite Add to See similar items + More like this. READY TO SHIP: Elephant Single Butter d. Elephant. Butter. Handmade by Sara Hunter Designs BySaraHunter 5 out of 5 stars () $.

  The giraffe in question was a Thornicroft giraffe, indigenous to northern Zambia and not South Africa, this hunt as reported by Rebecca herself, took place in the Limpopo province. So I see no other alternative but that this animal was bred for the bullet in South Africa for the sole purpose of becoming a “trophy” on someone’s wall. Most people remember the movie Out of Africa for dazzling performances by Meryl Streep and Robert Redford. It is based on the book by Karen Blixen - writing as Isak Dinesen - a Danish woman who.


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Book. Our hunters typically hunt the South African Giraffe in conjunction with a day African Safari. One of our Experienced and Licensed Professional Hunters will be your guide during your Giraffe Hunt.

We typically hunt Giraffe Safari Style, Spot and Stalk, or by Still Hunting if you are a Bow Hunter. The Young Yägers, Hans and Hendrik Von Bloom, Groot Willem and Arend Van Wyk, are again on a hunting expedition.

This time, the reader will find their old acquaintances in Africa, on the banks of the Limpopo River. Here our young adventurers are looking for sport and wild animals. First Page: The Giraffe Hunters, by Captain Mayne Reid.

CHAPTER. The Giraffe Hunters Thomas Mayne REID ( - ) The Young Yägers, Hans and Hendrik Von Bloom, Groot Willem and Arend Van Wyk, are again on a hunting expedition. Addeddate Boxid OL External_metadata_update TZ Identifier giraffe_hunters__librivox Ocr ABBYY FineReader Since this book is written in the mid 's, I think it gives the reader a true picture of a hunt in Africa at that time.

The group of hunters has several interesting and different adventures as they cross vast areas of Africa in their quest to bring back two live giraffes (or as they call them camelopards). Because giraffes are losing their lives to tribal hunting and to souvenir hunters in America, who kill through Fedex — one giraffe is killed for a carving to be made on its bone.

On average, the US imports about one giraffe hunting trophy a day, and the country has impor bone carvings, 3, skin pieces and 3, miscellaneous. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Reid, Mayne, Giraffe-hunters. London, Hurst and Blackett, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Fiction. The Giraffe Hunters; Back to Fiction & Literature; View Synopsis # in Fiction Expand/Collapse Synopsis.

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So the Giant put the Giraffe in a large box, and in order to send her on her way, threw the box into a tornado that crossed the.

40, giraffe parts representing 4, giraffes were imported to the US over a 10 year period, The Guardian reported in ; 3, hunting trophies of giraffes were recorded as imports to the US over this same period.

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