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Incidents from an Elephant Hunter’s Diary

Brand-new, never-before-published stories from famed elephant hunter Walter “Karamojo” Bell!

This new book is a must-have for all Bell enthusiasts as well as anyone interested in elephant hunting and classic Africana.

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Deadly Encounters

A new book by Craig Boddington shares the stories of people who have been on the receiving end of animal attacks.

Incidents of hunters, trackers, professional hunters, and innocent bystanders getting injured or killed by dangerous game animals crop up every year

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Two Great Elephant Books

A pair of the greatest elephant-hunting books ever published are now back in print.

Safari Press recently reprinted two of the great elephant-hunting classics of the post-World War II era. These extraordinary books, Kambaku by Harry Manners and Bell of Africa by W.D.M. Bell…

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Jack O’Connor: An Outdoor Legend

This new DVD is a must-have for anyone who is a fan of Jack O’Connor, and those who don’t know much about O’Connor will find it fascinating as well. The film is an in-depth look at O’Connor’s life, from his childhood in Arizona through his later years when he became a globetrotting hunter and the most famous gunwriter in America.

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Great New Hunting Books

Five new hunting books that should be on your reading list.

In Craig Boddington’s new book, Deadly Encounters , the author flips the usual hunting narrative on its head by telling the stories of encounters with dangerous animals that don’t end well for the human.

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Africa’s Greatest Tuskers

Africa’s Greatest Tuskers is a new book by Tony Sanchez-Arino that does what no single volume has ever attempted: It lists every known elephant ever taken with at least one tusk of 130 pounds or more and tells the stories of who hunted these elephants, who owns the tusks, or how they were found.

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Elephant!

The Renaissance of Hunting the African Elephant

Craig Boddington’s hotly anticipated new book on the African elephant is out, and not surprisingly, it’s an excellent read.

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Breath of Africa

This book by French big-game hunter Edouard-Pierre Decoster is one of the most unusual hunting books I’ve ever read. Though they are presented in loosely chronological order, each chapter is a standalone vignette from the author’s forty years of hunting

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Safari Guide II

When Safari Guide 2007-2008 was published two years ago, it took the hunting world by storm as the ultimate reference for aspiring and experienced African hunters alike.

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Months of the Sun

Forty years of elephant hunting in the Zambezi Valley

Here’s an unusual book for those interested in Africa the way it used to be–wild, hazardous, and unvarnished. Months of the Sun is a memoir by the notorious elephant-poacher-turned-game-warden Ian Nyschens

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Book Review: The Mindful Carnivore

A Vegetarian’s Hunt for Sustenance

Tovar Cerulli seems an unlikely hunter. Although he spent his childhood summers in New England fishing for trout and hunting for bullfrogs

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