The Leopard - Peter Turnbull-Kemp
Condition: Timmins 1967 first edition. Good hardback. Dust jacket slightly worn & price-clipped otherwise book is in excellent condition with sturdy binding and clean, unmarked pages.
"The Leopard is surely one of the world's most unusual animals and Peter Turnbull-Kemp, the well known Game Ranger, who devoted the better part of his life studying the habits and ways of life of this unique member of the cat tribe has produced a book that will surely become the recognized authority on the subject.
Ranging from the animal in ancient times, the superstitions and witchcraft with which it was - and still is - associated, it gives details of how the Leopard lives, how it hunts, its life span, how it treats its young, in fact everything that can be told i given in a style that will appeal to the ordinary reader.
The scientific angle has not been forgotten, here is material that will appeal to the student of wild life and in addition the colloquial and native names are given.
Here is a book therefore that will prove fascinating to the multitude who enjoy reading about animals and their way of life."