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Nickudu Files: "The Maneaters of Tsavo"
      #157731 - 29/03/10 12:56 AM

"The Maneaters of Tsavo and Other East-African Adventures"

by Lt-Col. J.H. Patterson

with a foreword by Frederick Courteney Selous


1907 edition 368 pages available to read on the link.

".... Naturally I lost no time in making an examination of the place, and was soon convinced that the man had indeed been carried off by a lion, as its "pug" marks were plainly visible in the sane, while the furrows made by the heels of the victim shows the direction in which he had been dragged away. Moreover, the jemadar shared his tent with half a dozen other workmen, and one of his bedfellows had actually witnessed the occurrence. He graphically described how, at about midnight, the lion suddenly put its head in at the open tent door and seized Ungan Singh - who happened to be the nearest - by the throat. The unfortunate fellow cried out "Choro" ("Let go"), and threw his arms up round the lion's neck. The next moment he was gone ...

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