The ghost and the darkness book
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The Man-Eaters Of Tsavo - Full Documentary
ISBN 13: 9780671003050
Robert Downey Jr. Sign in. A bridge engineer and an experienced old hunter begin a hunt for two lions after they start attacking local construction workers. Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's foreman, seemingly killed by a lion.
Based on the true story, The Man-Eaters of Tsavo, this novelization tells the story of two renowned hunters' attempts to track and kill a pair of man-eating lions--one ghostly white, the other black as night--who terrorized workers building a bridge in the heart of Africa's wildlands in Convert currency. Add to Basket. Book Description Pocket, Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!.
Their names were "The Ghost" and "The Darkness," and years ago, these two massive, maneless, man-eating lions hunted railway workers in the Tsavo region of Kenya. During a nine-month period in , the lions killed at least 35 people and as many as , according to different accounts. And the question of why the lions developed a taste for human flesh remained a subject of much speculation. Also known as the Tsavo lions, the pair of beasts ruled the night until they were shot and killed in December by railway engineer Col. John Henry Patterson.