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Big Game and Pygmies - Experiences of a Naturalist in Central African Forests in Quest of the Okapi

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"Big Game and Pygmies" is the fascinating account of Cuthbert Christy's experiences in the Central African forests in search of a tribe called the Okapi. Cuthbert Christy (1863 - 1932) was a British zoologist and doctor who embarked on many explorations of Central Africa in the early 20th century. He is also well known due to his extensive work on sleeping sickness. This volume primarily deals with his last and longest expedition into the Ituri Forest region of the Congo on behalf of the Belgian Government. Contents include: "The Ituri Forest", "The Ituri Forest (continued)", "The Equatorial Belt", "The Ituri Pygmies", "The Ituri Pygmies (continued)", "The Okapi", "The Okapi (continued)", "The African Elephant", "The African Elephant (continued)", "The African Elephant (continued)", "The African Elephant (continued)", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in a modern, high-quality edition complete with the original artwork and text.

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