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An Armchair Safari by William Buckley – Big Game Hunting in Central Africa


Elephant tusks, Big Game hunting
Here are 105 Tusks Weighing 5,300 lbs. Value £4,000.

Bill Buckley, like so many of his time, went to Africa for gold and diamonds and wound up staying for war and hunting. He eventually became a noted big game hunter (carrying his beloved Gibbs rifle) and was considered Continue reading An Armchair Safari by William Buckley – Big Game Hunting in Central Africa

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Armchair Safari – The Man-Eating Crocodiles of West Africa


armchair-safari-crocodiles-book-coverTre-Hardy’s book, “The Path Of A Hunter,” has as many big elephants as any book around. But it is the many other great trophies that he hunted with zest that show what an enthusiastic all around big game hunter he was.

One day when he was up north, villagers sent word about being terrorized by enormous crocodiles. Could he come to kill them? Tre-Hardy–you don’t have to ask him twice. Soon he headed for their Continue reading Armchair Safari – The Man-Eating Crocodiles of West Africa