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Giraffe Hunters

Thomas Mayne Reid (1818-1883)

1. Arrival at the Promised Land
2. On the Limpopo
3. A Twin Trap
4. In the Pits
5. Arend Lost
6. Spoor'em
7. The Lost Hunter
8. Rescued
9. An Incident of the Road
10. Macora
11. Macora's Kaal
12. Spying out the Land
13. The Faithful 'Smoke'
14. The Lagoon
15. Hippopotami
16. Hunting Hippopotami
17. To the Giraffe Country
18. A Giraffe Chase
19. The Camelopard
20. A Race for Life
21. A Creature Hard to Kill
22. A Separation
23. From Bad to Worse
24. Reunion
25. Mistakes of a Night
26. Captured
27. In Thongs
28. Led out to Die
29. Just in Time
30. The Hopo
31. Disappointed
32. Driven Away
33. The Retreat
34. Tyranny and Loyalty
35. Welcome Tidings
36. Beseiged
37. Not Quite Too Late
38. A Talk About Home
39. Among the Mimosas
40. Another Disappointment
41. A Herd of Buffaloes
42. The Poison Spring
43. Excitement for All
44. The Pit
45. On the Karroo
46. The Pool of Death
47. The Water-Root
48. An Odd Sort of Suction Pump
49. Scenes Seldom Visited
50. A Talk About Ostriches
51. Another Delay
52. A Hopeless Case
53. A Weary Watch
54. Chance Better Than Skill
55. A Reverse of Fortune
56. A Search for Willem
57. An Encounter Between Old Acquaintances
58. The Lost are Found
59. A Lion Hunt
60. A Sudden Reverse of Fortune
61. The Lost Found
62. With the Hottentots
63. 'The Dutchman's Fireside'
64. 'Strayed or Stolen'
65. The Last of a Family
66. News of the Lost
67. Why Congo Turned Traitor
68. Light out of Darkness
69. The Kaffir Discovers Too Much
70. Congo a Captive
71. A Fight by Firelight
72. All Right Once More
73. Conclusion

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The Young Yägers, Hans and Hendrik Von Bloom, Groot Willem and Arend Van Wyk, are again on a hunting expedition. This time, the reader will find their old acquaintances in Africa, on the banks of the Limpopo River. Here our young adventurers are looking for sport and wild animals.