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Jungle Man : The Autobiography of Major P.J. Pretorius - P. J. Pretorius

Jungle Man

The Autobiography of Major P.J. Pretorius

By: P. J. Pretorius, Harold Wimbury (Preface by), J. C. Smuts (Foreword by)

Paperback Published: 1st January 2001
ISBN: 9781570900549
Number Of Pages: 228

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Pretorius began his career as an ivory hunter -- back in the 1890s when one could make a living at it, and almost two decades before the profession of "white hunter" was created. This book, first published in 1948, tells the story of this famed African adventurer in his own words.

Responsible for finding and sinking the German warship Konigsberg during World War I, when Pretorius helped the South African government clear a huge number of rogue elephants in the Addo district, he cleaned them out so efficiently that it was decided to create a reserve and let the remainder live out their lives there; today that reserve is the Addo Elephant Park.

ISBN: 9781570900549
ISBN-10: 157090054X
Series: Resnick's Library of African Adventure
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 228
Published: 1st January 2001
Publisher: Alexander Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.35