Sometime during the many millions of years that have elapsed since mammalian faunas came into existence, some sort of island crossed from West Africa to South America.
South Africa had a long record of studies in prehistory, going back to the end of the last century.
The trip I made to Angola to study the prehistoric contents of the gravel beds as a means of deciding the age of the deposits and their economic potential was the first time prehistory had ever been used for such a purpose.
The majority of people in Angola were not provided with any kind of schooling and were completely illiterate, very badly paid, and treated almost as slaves.
I put a bullet into the back of the crocodile's neck just behind the head, thus killing it. If a crocodile is hit in any other part of its anatomy it disappears into the water and is irrecoverable.
To save an animal's life in order that it may suffer indefinitely is something I would never condone.
Far too often animals are put to sleep when they could be saved through proper care and nursing.
Colonial governors and senior civil servants are not easy people to argue with, and I was not popular because of my criticism of the colonial service in Kenya.
Most Kikuyu marriages were arranged on the basis of what is described by anthropologists as the bride price.
The author knows just what he wants to illustrate and how he would like it to be done.