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Man-Eaters of Tsavo and Other East African Adventures

ISBN: 9781620874066 | 1620874067
Edition: 00
Format: Trade Paper
Publisher: FRWHEEL
Pub. Date: 2/17/2013

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When the British government undertook the construction of theUganda Railway through East Africa in 1898, harsh criticism from the press,tremendous amounts of money spent, and rebelliousness of the workers turned outto be the least of the government's worries. Their biggest obstacle came in theform of two ravenous lions with a taste for human flesh, terrorizing the 35,000laborers building a railway bridge over the Tsavo River. After killing more than one hundred-thirty people over thecourse of nine months, the lions completely halted construction, as the workerswere too afraid to continue. Colonel John Henry Patterson, the chief engineeroverseeing the project, then took matters into his own hands. An inexperiencedhunter at the time, but a courageous and clever man, he took on the beasts andsingle-handedly brought an end to their nine-month reign of terror. Patterson's true account of his gripping and terrifyingadventures confronting the lions and overseeing the project termed "The LunaticLine," while tackling countless other obstacles, is a must for anyone lookingfor a thrilling read. With over 100 original photos of the East African lands,native tribes, and wild animals, TheMan-Eaters of Tsavo is a true hunting classic.

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