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Astley Maberly, White rhinoceros.
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Astley Maberly, White rhinoceros.

Author: Charles Thomas Astley MABERLY (1905-1972)
Year: 1963
Description: White rhinoceros. Illustrations in the book by C.T. Astley Maberly, Game animals of South Africa (1963).<br>, writes:<br>Charles Thomas Astley was the eldest of the three children of Charles James Astley and Margaret née Goodman. He developed an interest in natural history at an early age, writing and publishing "Nature Studies of a Boy Naturalist" whilst still at school at Repton.<br>At the age of 18 he moved to South Africa to live with a farming family near the Kruger National Park in which he spent a lot of time. He then bought his own farm near Duiwelskloof, called "Narina" after a bird of the veldt, which he ran as a wildlife sanctuary.<br>He wrote a number of books on wild animals (Animals of Rhodesia in 1959, Animals of East Africa in 1966, Game Animals of South Africa in 1967), illustrated a number of books by other writers such as Bulpin and Wolhuter and painted a great deal of the local wildlife.<br>He was stabbed to death by an intruder in 1972. He had married Doris Burman in 1939 from whom he was divorced in 1961. They had no children.
Location: Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
Subject: Distribution
Species: White Rhino
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Dimensions: 830x1217 px
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