Item description for The Ngorongoro Story by Tom Lithgow...
The battle for the Ngorongoro Crater is one of the most gripping conservation stories of the last century. Those throwing their hats into the ring have included a formidably imposing German farmer, a trigger-happy Scots baronet, and an ex-British army captain with some rather reckless ideas on how to photograph lions.
Such interlopers have had to contend with the Maasai, who believe all the cattle in the world are theirs; conservationists who wish to preserve the Ngorongoro as a natural habitat; and of course the animals themselves, inhabiting the rich grasslands of the crater floor in teeming numbers.
The Ngorongoro Story traces the history of the crater from the pioneering days of the early explorers, through two world wars, up to recent international efforts to save the natural habitat of the Ngorongoro for posterity.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.26" Width: 8.58" Height: 1.02" Weight: 2.2 lbs.
Release Date May 31, 2005
ISBN 1904722040 ISBN13 9781904722045
Reviews - What do customers think about The Ngorongoro Story?
Ngorongoro Story May 18, 2006
This book combines current and historical pictures with an engrossing story told by a man who spent most of his life near the area he describes. For those with an interest in the history as well as the wildlife of Africa, this book can't be topped.
Incedible story and wonderful pictures. Jan 30, 2006
A wonderful book with some great stories about an amazing nature sanctuary. Tom Lithgow weaves a wonderful tale and there are some great photos too.