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Ghosts of Tsavo

Stalking the Mystery Lions of East Africa

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1898, Tsavo River Kenya, the British Empire has employed 140 workers to build a railroad bridge. The bridge's construction comes to a violent halt when two maneless lions devour all 140 workers in a savage feeding frenzy that would make headlines and history - all over the world. Caputo's Ghosts of Tsavo is a new quest for truth about the origins of these near-mythical animals and how they became predators of human flesh.

  • Publisher: National Geographic (September 30, 2009)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781426206214