Quote of the day

by david on May 9, 2012

Quote of the day from “The little Red Book of Hunters
Wisdom”

“I am one of the last of the old-time hunters.  The events I saw can never be relived.  Both the game and the native tribes, as I
knew them, are gone.  No one will ever
see again the great elephant herds led by old bulls carrying 150lb of ivory in
each tusk.  No one will ever hear again
the yodeling of the Masai as their spearman swept the bush after cattle-killing
lions.  Few indeed will be able to say
they have broken into country never before seen by a white man.  No, the old Africa has past, and I saw it.”

John A Hunter (1952) in “Safari: A Chronicle of Adventure”
by Bartle Bull (1988)

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