Image from page 122 of "Elephant-hunting in east equatorial Africa; being an account of three years' ivory-hunting under Mount Kenia and among the Ndorobo savages of the Lorogi Mountains, including a trip to the north end of Lake Rudolph" (1898)
Title: Elephant-hunting in east equatorial Africa; being an account of three years' ivory-hunting under Mount Kenia and among the Ndorobo savages of the Lorogi Mountains, including a trip to the north end of Lake Rudolph
Authors: Neumann, Arthur H
Publisher: London : R. Ward, limited
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NDOROBO ELEPHANT-HUNTING 95 fixing one with the greatest nicety into the handle, carries it in his right hand while the spare one he takes in his left. He then enters the bush perfectly naked, having divested himself of his skin cape, belt with hunting-knife ^ attached, and any- thing else he may have about him, which he leaves together with his quiver. Creeping stealthily up, through the thicket, to within a few paces of the nearest elephant (or the one most
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NDOROBO Hunters. (From a I'hotograpli Ijy Dr. Kolb.) favourably situated of those next him as he approaches up wind), he delivers his blow with all his strength, and instant!)- dives through the bush to avoid a possible charge. The elephants having stampeded, he picks up his harpoon handle, inserts hi.s spare dart, and follows up. The most deadly spot to aim at with this weapon is the part of the stomach where lie the small intestines, about the flank. In the present case ' .\ kind of long, heav\-, spatula-sh;i])cd dagger, called a " simd," carried in a sheath.
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