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Title: Records of big game : with their distribution, characteristics, dimensions, weights, and horn & tusk measurements
Year: 1910 (1910s)
Authors: Ward, Rowland
Subjects: Game Game and game-birds Hunting trophies
Publisher: London [England] : Rowland Ward, limited
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries
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. M. Lumsden. -6oi -> Major-Gen. A. A. A. Kinloch. 60 18 Mysore Viscount Powerscourt. -60 Garhwal B. B. Osmaston. 59 19 ? Lieut. R. Home, R.N. 5^4 18 Travancore Capt. H. L. Cottingham. 5«^ 18 Assam A. H. Cuming. 58 19 Do. . Capt. F. B. Stapleton-Brelherton -58 S. India F. Gompertz. 58 . 18 Travancore Hon. E. Stonor. 57.f 19 Assam II. C. Holland. -57i 17 Ceylon R. Gordon Smith. – Owners measurements.1 Measurements, 54 ins. x 17 ins. when dried. 48o RECORDS OF BIG GAME Circumferenceat base. Widthback at bottom,; to front. Locality. 57i i8i Assam -574 S. India -56 Ceylon 56 17 Do. -56 18 Do. -56 i7i Do. 56 . I7i ? 55i i8i Travancore 55 i7i Burma 55 17 Garhwal 55 20^ ? 55 17 United Provinces Owner.D. D. F. Hosack.I.ieut.-Col. E. T. Taylor.K. J. Brooke.G. M. Norrie.Sir Peter Walker, Bart.T. IF. Mann.Capt. G. P. Evans.Lord Wen lock.H. Twyford.B. V>. Osniaston.Lieut. R. Home, R.N.Major (;. O. Bigge. – Owners measurements.IVIeasurements, 59^ when shot. – Hind foot. AFRICAN ELEPHANT 481
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Head of African Elephant. The AFRICAN ELEPHANT (Elephas [Loxodon] africanus). Arb, Gal la. Dakana, Danakil. Fyl, Sudani. Marodiy Somali. Muzovu, Chila. Njovu, Chilala and Chibisa. NjovUy Waganda.Temba, Swahili.Tepo, MKua.Thlo, Ngarni.Tlo, Barotsi.Zahon, Abyssinian. Some of the distinctive features of the African elephant are indicatedunder the heading of the Indian species. The African elephant, although still abundant in many regions ofCentral Africa, in the southern part of the continent is rapidlyapproaching extinction. A remarkable exception to this process ofextermination is, however, to be found in the south and east of CapeColony, where, since the year 1830, wild elephants have beensystematically preserved by Government. Strong troops of theseprotected elephants still roam the dense and impenetrable jungles ofthe Addo Bush and the Knysna and Zitzikamma forests. Fartherinland the ivory-hunters have for a generation past been so actively 2 I 482 RECORDS OF BIG GAME employed that,
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