Image from page 11 of “My Apingi kingdom: with life in the great Sahara, and sketches of the chase of the ostrich, hyena, &c” (1912)
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Title: My Apingi kingdom: with life in the great Sahara, and sketches of the chase of the ostrich, hyena, &c
Year: 1912 (1910s)
Authors: Du Chaillu, Paul B. (Paul Belloni), 1835-1903
Subjects: Africa, West — Description and travel
Publisher: New York, London : Harper & Brothers
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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eparture.—A Caravan.—Appearance of the reople. — Hiding aCamel.—I am Camel-sick.—Wells in the Sand Page 204 CHAPTER XXVIII.Part with the Caravan.—A new Camp.—Discover Ostrich Tracks.—An Ostrichs Nest.—An Omelette.—Chasing Ostriches on Horse-back.—I am unsuccessful.—Large number of bea-shells in tiieDesert 212 CHAPTER XXIX. A Sand-storm Predicted.—The Wind from the Northeast.—TheStorm.—After Ostriches.—Two are Killed.—Return to Camp.—Roast Ostrich for Supper.—Return to the Settlement 2! 8 CHAPTER XXX. A Pleasant Voyage.—In Sight of the Cameroons.—The Island ofFernando Po.—Sharks.—The Pilot fish.^^^hat they do.—Hook-ing of a Big Shark.—Its Struggles.—Its Death 224 CHAPTER XXXI. The Boobees.—Camp by the Fea.^We Spy a Canoe.—Fugiiivesfrom Slavery.—The Story of their Captivity.—Their Flight 233 CHAPTER XXXII. Departure from Fernando Po.—The Gull —Her Crew.—A Tornado.—Starvation.—Cape of St. John.—Corisco.—Good-by 244
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ILLUSTRATIONS. PAOB African Forest Frontispiece. Wk auk in Council 13 Dancing before the Iixm. 23 PoijcupiNE Hunt 27 Apingi Game Fence 39 The Blowing of Kamiu Hokns 45 Making Palm-oil >^ Lair of the Leopard 71 African Pottery – 73 The Sciurus Minutus, or Kendo 78 Monkeys journeying in the Fohest 83 The Galago 102 Jack playing Tricks 112 MUSHROOM-HIVEI) TeRMES AND TrEE TeRMITES 120 In THE Cells—Queen, Soldiers, and Workers 123 Battle op the White Ants 131 Building of Forest Ants 139 Building of the Teumes Bellicosus… 142 Paul mending Shoes 148 The Spirit taking Leave 153 An Apingi Village 157 My Settlement at Washington 165 Harpooning Porpoises 175 Heaving the Lead 184 Village on the Lower Senegal 186 Strange Reception 196 Playing with young Lions 200 A Caravan of Moors 206 An Ostrich Hunt 216 Sand-storm in the Desert 219 After Ostriches, 222 Capture of a Shark 230 Departure from Fernando Po 245 mn i\tP0ii!}@a isaiia®©®iiii< CHAPTER I. TO IVIY YOUNG FRIENDS. Dear Young Fol
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