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Tagged With: Stanley

ANIMALS An Elephant With Four Tusks …?

THEY DON’T SHOW THIS TROPHY TO EVERYBODY at the headquarter of the Explorers Club in New York. Members (as I am one) are entitled to enter the so called „Trophy Room“, and you might remember that some posts ago I presented you with the pelt of a man-eating tigress from India from the same cabinet. … Weiterlesen »

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SURVIVAL Lost & Found … (No. 36)

It’s a strange story: The German nobleman and chemist Justus von Liebig concentrated meat so much, that one pound could be pressed into a cube like a dice. This „Liebig’s Fleischextrakt“ was produced in Uruguay (!) from 1862 on, and was a hit with all the explorers, from Henry M. Stanley to David Livingstone, who … Weiterlesen »

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