Editor’s Note: On Fridays we reach back into the extensive Safari archives and dust off a gem from one of our past issues. This week, we tag along on a hunt in Africa for Cape buffalo and a very dangerous encounter with a trophy of a lifetime. This article first appeared in the May/June 2003 issue of Safari Magazine.
Editor’s note: On Fridays we delve into the extensive Safari Club archives and dust off a gem from yesteryear. This week we join PH Dennis Blackbeard and his client on an exciting stalk for a beautiful Botswana lion. This article first appeared in the November/December 1993 issue of Safari Magazine.
Editor’s Note: On Friday we dig into the archives of Safari Magazine and unearth a gem. This week we join the hunt for a rogue black-maned lion, with a knack for terrorizing the countryside. This story originally appeared in the May/June 1993 issue of Safari Magazine.
Editors Note: This story originally appeared in the November/December 1985 issue of Safari Magazine.
I lay on the cot, staring at the canvas of the tent’s roof. Moonlight filtered down through the leaves of the overhanging trees and in through the open tent flaps.
A hippo grunted, elephants trumpeted down on the river and a hyena sent its eerie call into the night. Then I heard the one sound I had been listening for – lions calling. The soft moaning call of lionesses drifted in on the night air. Then, the harsher sound of a much bigger lion pierced the air from just behind our camp. Another male called from farther away. Continue reading SCI Flashback Friday – Tracking an Obsession→