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By James Casada

The writings of Selous seem in a single landmark quantity, coplete with infrequent photos and annotated through popular African specialist, Dr. James Casada. Selous describes early days in Botswana and Zambezia.

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As was the case with so many of the pioneering Europeans in Africa, it was almost as if the continent had an addictive effect on him. Once he had tasted its wild freedom, its wonderful vistas and remoteness of place, not to mention the allure of incomparable sport, Selous was driven to return again and again. Many of Africa’s early explorers experienced this strong hold—pulled like a moth to the flame until ultimately the continent would claim their lives. So it would be with Selous. For the moment, he tried his hand as a land manager for a development and gold mining concern, and his duties on the company’s farm at Essexvale led to his becoming involved in the Second Matabele War.

Our party was a large one, as we were returning to Shoshong in company with a number of Khama’s people, who had been hunting in the Mababé country during the past season, and with whom we were on very good terms. These people were under the command of Tinkarn, one of Khama’s most trusted chiefs, a man who had been a hunter from his youth upward, and who, from the life he had led, had always been closely associated with the wild desert tribes known as Bakalahari—they of the desert—whose language he spoke fluently, and over whom he exercised a strong influence.

His slender features hid boundless energy and dogged tenacity, which enabled him to outhunt and outtrek men who appeared at first glance to be much stronger. The fact that he earned his fame as an elephant hunter in an age when he faced conditions far more difficult than those encountered by early counterparts attests to his tirelessness and ability in the field. Certainly he was as courageous as any man, and the incidents of dangerous adventure and derring-do that punctuated his career were so numerous as to be almost commonplace.

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