Most Kikuyu marriages were arranged on the basis of what is described by anthropologists as the bride price.
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.
Although we followed that hyena for the best part of half an hour, we never caught up with it.
I have examined the stomach contents of seven aardvarks.
I kept an open mind on the question of whether a hominid had been present in Europe in the early Pleistocene.
There is tragic evidence to show that the paintings at the French prehistoric art sites are deteriorating.
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.
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.
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 invaded England 2,000 years ago.
The author knows just what he wants to illustrate and how he would like it to be done.
To save an animal's life in order that it may suffer indefinitely is something I would never condone.
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 had magic or religious significance.
At Olduvai, for 20 years, Mary and I had investigated and made a general survey of the overall geology.
Far too often animals are put to sleep when they could be saved through proper care and nursing.
Raising funds for my fourth expedition proved to be very difficult.
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