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When my father arrived in Kenya, he had found the Kikuyu way of life similar to that of the British at the time the Romans…
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…
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…
I saw what looked like another fallen tree in front of me and put my foot on it to cross over. At that moment it…
Sometimes string figures were used to illustrate stories, as in the case of an Eskimo example that depicts a man catching a salmon. Sometimes they…
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…
We set up the promised clinic for the sick and wounded Masai.
To save an animal’s life in order that it may suffer indefinitely is something I would never condone.
The Foxhall jaw has now been missing for many years.
The Dalmatian breed of dog has many primitive characteristics.
South Africa had a long record of studies in prehistory, going back to the end of the last century.
Raising funds for my fourth expedition proved to be very difficult.
Most Kikuyu marriages were arranged on the basis of what is described by anthropologists as the bride price.
Far too often animals are put to sleep when they could be saved through proper care and nursing.
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…
At Olduvai, for 20 years, Mary and I had investigated and made a general survey of the overall geology.
I felt that in time simple stone tools would be found in early Pleistocene in England.
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…
There is tragic evidence to show that the paintings at the French prehistoric art sites are deteriorating.
Although we followed that hyena for the best part of half an hour, we never caught up with it.
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