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Entries by Jay Kirk from 10/2010

Museum Of Natural History And Carl Akeley's Jounrey To Build Its African Wing

| Posted 10.25.2010 | Books

Renowned taxidermist Carl Akeley joined the hunters rushing to Africa, where he risked death time and again as he stalked animals for his dioramas and hobnobbed with outsized personalities of the era such as Theodore Roosevelt and P. T. Barnum.