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Frederick Courteney Selous DSO (31 December 1851 – 4 January 1917) was a British explorer, officer, hunter, and conservationist, famous for his exploits in Southeast Africa. [1]

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Abel Chapman

Abel Chapman (1851–1929) was an English, Sunderland-born hunter-naturalist.

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Alaska is a U.S. state situated in the northwest extremity of the North American continent.

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Allan Quatermain

Allan Quatermain is the protagonist of H. Rider Haggard's 1885 novel King Solomon's Mines and its sequels.

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An antelope is a member of a number of even-toed ungulate species indigenous to various regions in Africa and Eurasia.

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Arthur Henry Neumann

Arthur Henry Neumann (12 June 1850 – 29 May 1907) was a British explorer, hunter, soldier, farmer and travel writer, famous for his exploits in Equatorial East Africa.

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Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.5 million people in Central Europe.

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The avoirdupois system (abbreviated avdp) is a system of weights (more properly, mass) based on a pound of 16 ounces.

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Battle of Behobeho

The Battle of Behobeho was fought during the East African Campaign of World War I.

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The Free State of Bavaria (Freistaat Bayern,, Freistaat Bayern, Freistood Boajan/Baijaan, Main-Franconian: Freischdood Bayan; Bavorsko) is a federal state of Germany.

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Belgian Congo

The Belgian Congo (Congo Belge, Belgisch-Congo) was a Belgian colony in Central Africa between 1908 and 1960 in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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Big-game hunting

Big-game hunting is the hunting of large game for sport.

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Blaser Jagdwaffen GmbH (pronounced: Blah-zer) is a firearms manufacturer of fine shotguns and rifles, both hunting and tactical, in Germany.

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Boone and Crockett Club

The Boone and Crockett Club is a hunter-conservationist organization founded in the United States in 1887 by Theodore Roosevelt.

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Bristol is a city, unitary authority and county in South West England with an estimated population of 442,500 in 2015.

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British Army

The British Army is the United Kingdom's principal land warfare force.

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British Museum

The British Museum is a museum dedicated to human history, art, and culture, located in the Bloomsbury area of London.

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British South Africa Company

The British South Africa Company (BSAC or BSACo) was established following the amalgamation of Cecil Rhodes' Central Search Association and the London-based Exploring Company Ltd which had originally competed to exploit the expected mineral wealth of Mashonaland but united because of common economic interests and to secure British government backing.

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British South Africa Company Medal

The British South Africa Company Medal (1890–97).

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Bruce Castle School

Bruce Castle School, at Bruce Castle, Tottenham, was a progressive school for boys established in 1827 as an extension of Rowland Hill's Hazelwood School at Edgbaston.

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Bulawayo is the second largest city in Zimbabwe after the capital Harare, with, as of the 2012 census, a population of 653,337.

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A buzzard is one of several large birds, but there are a number of meanings as detailed below.

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Cape of Good Hope

The Cape of Good Hope (Kaap die Goeie Hoop, Kaap de Goede Hoop, Cabo da Boa Esperança) is a rocky headland on the Atlantic coast of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa.

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Captain (armed forces)

The army rank of captain (from the French capitaine) is a commissioned officer rank historically corresponding to the command of a company of soldiers.

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Carnivora (or; from Latin carō (stem carn-) "flesh", + vorāre "to devour") is a diverse order that includes over 280 species of placental mammals.

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The Caucasus or Caucasia is a region at the border of Europe and Asia, situated between the Black and the Caspian seas.

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Cecil Rhodes

Cecil John Rhodes PC (5 July 1853 – 26 March 1902) was a British imperialist, businessman, mining magnate, and politician in South Africa.

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The chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra) is a goat-antelope species native to mountains in Europe, including the Carpathian Mountains of Romania, the Pyrenees, the European Alps, the Tatra Mountains, the Balkans, parts of Turkey, the Caucasus, and the Apennines.

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is an intergovernmental organisation of six independent member states whose principal function is to mark, record and maintain the graves and places of commemoration of Commonwealth of Nations military service members who died in the two World Wars.

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Congo Basin

The Congo Basin is the sedimentary basin of the Congo River.

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Conservation movement

The conservation movement, also known as nature conservation, is a political, environmental and a social movement that seeks to protect natural resources including animal, fungus, and plant species as well as their habitat for the future.

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David Livingstone

David Livingstone (19 March 1813 – 1 May 1873) was a Scottish Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society and an explorer in Africa.

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Distinguished Service Order

The Distinguished Service Order (DSO) is a military decoration of the United Kingdom, and formerly of other parts of the Commonwealth of Nations and British Empire, awarded for meritorious or distinguished service by officers of the armed forces during wartime, typically in actual combat.

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Dram (unit)

The dram (alternative British spelling drachm; apothecary symbol ʒ; abbreviated dr) Earlier version first published in New English Dictionary, 1897.

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Earl of Lonsdale

Earl of Lonsdale is a title that has been created twice in British history, firstly in the Peerage of Great Britain in 1784 (becoming extinct in 1802), and then in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1807, both times for members of the Lowther family.

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East Africa

East Africa or Eastern Africa is the easterly region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics.

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East Africa Protectorate

East Africa Protectorate (also known as British East Africa) was an area in the African Great Lakes occupying roughly the same terrain as present-day Kenya (approximately) from the Indian Ocean inland to Uganda and the Great Rift Valley.

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East African Campaign (World War I)

The East African Campaign was a series of battles and guerrilla actions, which started in German East Africa and spread to portions of Mozambique, Northern Rhodesia, British East Africa, Uganda and the Belgian Congo.

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Eastern Canada

Eastern Canada (also the Eastern provinces) is generally considered to be the region of Canada east of Manitoba, consisting of the following provinces.

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Edmund Selous

Edmund Selous (1857 – 25 March 1934)England & Wales, National Probate Calendar, 1934.

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Egypt (مِصر, مَصر), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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The elk or wapiti (Cervus canadensis) is one of the largest species within the Cervidae or deer family in the world, and one of the largest land mammals in North America and eastern Asia.

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Esigodini (officially known as Essexvale until 1982) is a village in Zimbabwe in Matabeleland South province.

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Ethnology (from the Greek, ethnos meaning "nation") is the branch of anthropology that compares and analyzes the characteristics of different peoples and the relationship between them (cf. cultural, social, or sociocultural anthropology).

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Farquharson rifle

The Farquharson Rifle is a single-shot hammerless falling-block action rifle designed and patented by John Farquharson, of Daldhu, Scotland in 1872.

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First Matabele War

The First Matabele War was fought between 1893 and 1894 in the country today called Zimbabwe.

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Frederick Russell Burnham

Frederick Russell Burnham DSO (May 11, 1861 – September 1, 1947) was an American scout and world-traveling adventurer.

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George Bird Grinnell

George Bird Grinnell (September 20, 1849 – April 11, 1938) was an American anthropologist, historian, naturalist, and writer.

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German East Africa

German East Africa (Deutsch-Ostafrika) was a German colony in the African Great Lakes region, which included what are now Burundi, Rwanda, and the mainland part of present Tanzania (formerly known as Tanganyika).

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.

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Gold Medal (RGS)

The Gold Medal presented by the Royal Geographical Society consists of two separate awards: the Founder's Medal 1830 and the Patron's Medal 1838.

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Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program that was originally called EarthViewer 3D created by Keyhole, Inc, a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) funded company acquired by Google in 2004 (see In-Q-Tel).

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Gunpowder, also known as black powder, is a chemical explosive—the earliest known.

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Guy Dollman

Captain John Guy Dollman BA, FLS (1886–1942), known as Guy Dollman, was a British zoologist and taxonomist.

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H. Rider Haggard

Sir Henry Rider Haggard, KBE (22 June 1856 – 14 May 1925) — known as H. Rider Haggard — was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a pioneer of the Lost World literary genre.

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The hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus) is an African species of grassland antelope, first described by Peter Simon Pallas in 1766.

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Henry Courtney Selous

Henry Courtney Selous (b.Panton Street, Haymarket, London 1803; d.Beaworthy, Devon, 24 September 1890), was an English painter, illustrator and lithographer.

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Holland & Holland

Holland & Holland is a British gun-maker based in London, England which offers handmade sporting rifles and shotguns.

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A Huguenot is a member of a French Protestant denomination with origins in the 16th or 17th centuries.

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Hungary (Magyarország) is a landlocked country in Central Europe.

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Iran (or; ایران), historically known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Western Asia.

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John Guille Millais

John Guille "Johnny" Millais (24 March 1865 – 24 March 1931) was a British artist, naturalist, gardener and travel writer who specialised in wildlife and flower portraiture.

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Kermit Roosevelt

Kermit Roosevelt MC (October 10, 1889 – June 4, 1943) was a son of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt.

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Lobengula Khumalo (1845–1894), was the second and last king of the Ndebele people (historically called Matabele in English).

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London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange is a stock exchange located in the City of London in the United Kingdom.

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Lost World (genre)

The lost world is a subgenre of the fantasy or science fiction genre that involves the discovery of a new world out of time, place, or both.

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Manica, Mozambique

Manica is a market town in western Mozambique, lying west of Chimoio in the province of Manica.

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Mashonaland is a region in northern Zimbabwe.

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Modern-day Matabeleland is a region in Zimbabwe divided into three provinces: Matabeleland North, Bulawayo and Matabeleland South.

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Menen (Menin, West Flemish dialect: Mêenn or Mêende) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders.

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Military Cross

The Military Cross (MC) is the third-level military decoration awarded to officers and (since 1993) other ranks of the British Armed Forces; and formerly also to officers of other Commonwealth countries.

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Mull (Gaelic Muile) is the second largest island of the Inner Hebrides (after Skye), off the west coast of Scotland in the council area of Argyll and Bute.

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A muzzleloader is any firearm into which the projectile and usually the propellant charge is loaded from the muzzle of the gun (i.e., from the forward, open end of the gun's barrel).

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Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia (German:; Republiek van Namibië), and formerly German South-West Africa and then South West Africa, is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean.

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Natural History Museum, London

The Natural History Museum in London is a museum exhibiting a vast range of specimens from various segments of natural history.

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Northamptonshire (or; abbreviated Northants.) is a county in the East Midlands of England.

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Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk)), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus Jan Mayen and the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard.

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Ornithology is a branch of zoology that concerns the study of birds.

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Paul Freeman (actor)

Paul Freeman (born 18 January 1943) is an English actor.

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Paul Slabolepszy

Paul Slabolepszy (born 1948), or Paul "Slab", is a South African actor and playwright.

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Pioneer Column

The Pioneer Column was a force raised by Cecil Rhodes and his British South Africa Company in 1890 and used in his efforts to annexe the territory of Mashonaland, later part of Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).

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Prussia (Prusy) was a historic state originating out of the Duchy of Prussia and the Margraviate of Brandenburg, and centered on the region of Prussia.

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Regent's Park

Regent's Park (officially The Regent's Park) is one of the Royal Parks of London.

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Rhinoceros, often abbreviated as rhino, is a group of five extant species of odd-toed ungulates in the family Rhinocerotidae.

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Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell

Lieutenant-General Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, (Baden as in maiden; Powell as in Noel) (22 February 1857 – 8 January 1941), also known as B-P or Lord Baden-Powell, was a lieutenant-general in the British Army, writer, founder of the Scout Movement and first Chief Scout of The Boy Scouts Association.

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Rocky Mountains

The Rocky Mountains, commonly known as the Rockies, are a major mountain range in western North America.

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RomaniaIn English, Romania was formerly often spelled Rumania or sometimes Roumania.

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Rowland Ward

James Rowland Ward (1848–1912) was a British taxidermist and founder of the firm Rowland Ward Limited of Piccadilly, London.

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Royal Flying Corps

The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the air arm of the British Army before and during the First World War, until it merged with the Royal Naval Air Service on 1 April 1918 to form the Royal Air Force.

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Royal Geographical Society

The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) is the UK's learned society and professional body for geography, founded in 1830 for the advancement of geographical sciences.

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Rufiji River

The Rufiji River lies entirely within the African nation of Tanzania.

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Rugby School

Rugby School is a co-educational day and boarding school located in the town of Rugby, Warwickshire, England.

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A safari is an overland journey, usually a trip by tourists to Africa.

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Salzburg (Såizburg; literally: "Salt Fortress") is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg. Salzburg's "Old Town" (Altstadt) is internationally renowned for its baroque architecture and is one of the best-preserved city centers north of the Alps. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The city has three universities and a large population of students. Tourists also frequent the city to tour the city's historic center, many palaces, and the scenic Alpine surroundings. Salzburg was the birthplace of 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In the mid‑20th century, the city was the setting for the musical play and film The Sound of Music.

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Sardinia (Sardegna, Sardìgna, Sardìnnia /, Sassarese: Sardhigna, Gallurese: Saldigna, Algherese: Saldegna, Tabarchino: Sardegna) is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (after Sicily and before Cyprus) and an autonomous region of Italy, which goes by the official name of Regione Autonoma della Sardegna / Regione Autònoma de Sardigna (Autonomous Region of Sardinia).

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Savoy Hotel

The Savoy Hotel is a luxury hotel located on the Strand in the City of Westminster in central London.

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Schutztruppe (literally "protection force") was the official name of the colonial troops in the African territories of the German colonial empire from the late 19th century to 1918.

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Scotland (Scots:; Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Second Matabele War

The Second Matabele War, also known as the Matabeleland Rebellion or "Umvukela" in isiNdebele, was fought between 1896 and 1897 in the area then known as Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe.

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Selous Game Reserve

The Selous Game Reserve is one of the largest faunal reserves of the world, located in the south of Tanzania.

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Selous Scouts

The Selous Scouts was a special forces regiment of the Rhodesian Army, that operated from 1973 until the reconstitution of the country as Zimbabwe in 1980.

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Selous' mongoose

Selous' mongoose (Paracynictis selousi) is a carnivore of southern Africa.

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Shangani Patrol

The Shangani Patrol (or Wilson's Patrol), comprising 34 soldiers in the service of the British South Africa Company, was ambushed and annihilated by more than 3,000 Matabele warriors during the First Matabele War in 1893.

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Shikar Club

The Shikar ClubThe name of the Shikar Club comes from the Hindi word for hunting reflecting the early link with hunting in the Indian sub-continent.

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The sitatunga or marshbuck (Tragelaphus spekii) is a swamp-dwelling antelope found throughout Central Africa, centering on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cameroon, parts of Southern Sudan, Ghana, Botswana, Zambia, Gabon, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya.

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Smithsonian–Roosevelt African Expedition

The Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition was an expedition to Africa led by Theodore Roosevelt and outfitted by the Smithsonian Institution.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost country in Africa.

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South African Republic

The South African Republic (Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.

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Steampunk refers to a subgenre of science fiction and sometimes fantasy that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery.

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Sudan (السودان as-Sūdān), officially the Republic of the Sudan (جمهورية السودان Jumhūrīyat as-Sūdān), is a country in the Nile Valley of North Africa, bordered by Egypt to the north, the Red Sea, Eritrea, and Ethiopia, to the east, South Sudan to the south, the Central African Republic to the southwest, Chad to the west and Libya to the northwest.

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Tamarind (Tamarindus indica) (from تمر هندي, romanized tamar hindi, "Indian date") is a leguminous tree in the family Fabaceae indigenous to tropical Africa.

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Tanzania, officially the United Republic of Tanzania (Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania), is a country in East Africa within the African Great Lakes region.

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The Field (magazine)

The Field is the world's oldest country and field sports magazine, having been published continuously since 1853.

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The Geographical Journal

The Geographical Journal is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal of the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers).

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The Times

The Times is a British daily national newspaper based in London.

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The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles

The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles is an American television series that aired on ABC from March 4, 1992, to July 24, 1993.

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Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919), often referred to as Teddy or TR, was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States, from 1901 to 1909.

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Transylvania (Romanian: Transilvania or Ardeal, Hungarian: Erdély, German: Siebenbürgen, Polish: Siedmiogród, Latin: Transsilvania, Turkish: Erdel) is a historical region in the central part of Romania.

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Tsetse fly

Tsetse, sometimes spelled tzetze and also known as tik-tik flies, are large biting flies that inhabit much of mid-continental Africa between the Sahara and the Kalahari deserts.

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Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Turkish), is a parliamentary republic in Eurasia, largely located in Western Asia, with the smaller portion of Eastern Thrace in Southeast Europe.

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Ulanga River

The Ulanga River, also known as the Kilombero River, is a river that starts in the southwest of Tanzania on the eastern slope of the East African Rift that flows northeast into the Rufiji River then to the Indian Ocean.

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN).

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Ungulates (pronounced) are any members of a diverse clade of primarily large mammals that includes odd-toed ungulates such as horses and Rhinos, and even-toed ungulates such as cattle, pigs, giraffes, camels, deer, and hippopotami.

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Victorian era

The Victorian era of British history (and that of the British Empire) was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June 1837 until her death, on 22 January 1901.

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White hunter

White hunter is a literary term used for professional big game hunters of European or North American backgrounds who plied their trade in Africa, especially during the first half of the 20th century.

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White rhinoceros

The white rhinoceros or square-lipped rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) is the largest extant species of rhinoceros.

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Wiesbaden is a city in central western Germany and the capital of the federal state of Hesse.

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William Edward de Winton

William Edward de Winton (1856–1922) was a British zoologist.

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World Heritage Site

A World Heritage Site is a place (such as a building, city, complex, desert, forest, island, lake, monument, or mountain) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as being of special cultural or physical significance.

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Worplesdon is a village NNW of Guildford in Surrey, England and a large, quite dispersed civil parish that has the settlements of: Worplesdon itself (including its central church area, Perry Hill), Fairlands, Jacobs Well, Rydeshill and Wood Street Village, all various sized smaller settlements, well-connected by footpaths and local roads.

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Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the Western United States.

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Yukon (also commonly called the Yukon) is the westernmost and smallest of Canada's three federal territories.

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The Zambezi (also spelled Zambeze and Zambesi) is the fourth-longest river in Africa, the longest east flowing river in Africa and the largest flowing into the Indian Ocean from Africa.

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Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers.

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.450 Nitro Express

.450 Nitro Express also known as the.450 Nitro Express 3¼ inch was designed for the purpose of hunting large game such as elephant.

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25th (Frontiersmen) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers

The 25th (Frontiersmen) Service Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) was a British Army unit that served during World War I. It was raised by the Legion of Frontiersmen.

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6.5×54mm Mannlicher–Schönauer

The 6.5×54mm Mannlicher–Schönauer also known as 6.5×54 Mannlicher–Schönauer Greek is a 6.5mm (.264" cal.) rifle cartridge used in the Mannlicher–Schönauer rifle.

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