African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of by Theodore Roosevelt,H. W. Brands

By Theodore Roosevelt,H. W. Brands

In 1909, the Smithsonian establishment commissioned ex-President Theodore Roosevelt to assemble specimens of African flora and fauna for the nationwide Museum. Roosevelt went to Africa along with his son Kermit, a number of popular naturalists, and lots of newshounds, thereby beginning the safari and surroundings the traditional for the massive online game hunt. but Roosevelt by no means killed for thrills, as an alternative searching in simple terms particular animals within the quantities asked via the Smithsonian. Making his manner from the Kenyan coast to the higher Nile, he documents his impressions of the African panorama, witnesses a conventional lion hunt via African pastoralists, and remembers his conferences with East Africans, to whom he was once referred to as 'Bwana Tumbo (belly).'

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