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By Clive Alfred Spinage

In view of the speedily altering ecology of Africa ,this paintings offers benchmarks for the various significant, and extra missed, features, with an accessory on old info to let habitats to be noticeable when it comes to their prior country, forming a history reference paintings to figuring out how the ecology of Africa has been formed by way of its prior. Reviewing historic facts anyplace attainable it adopts an holistic view treating guy in addition to animals, with accessory on illnesses either human and animal that have been a powerful strength in shaping Africa’s ecology, a task missed in ecological studies.

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767 Overgrazing by Tsavo River, Tsavo West National Park, Kenya, September 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 776 Declining A. xanthophloea woodland at Amboseli, Kenya, September 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 777 Former A. xanthophloea woodland at Amboseli, Kenya. September 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 778 Rwindi Plain Virunga National Park 1934 . . . . .

Ruaha National Park, Tanzania, showing baobab woodland areas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, and Mara Triangle, Kenya .............................................. Sketch of Von Brandis’s hunting trip in Mara 1904 . . . . . Lake Manyara and Tarangire National Parks, Tanzania . . . East and West Tsavo National Park, Kenya . . . . . . . . . . Age distribution of elephant deaths in Tsavo East National Park 1971 .

Pre-1900 records of Gambian sleeping sickness in West Africa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The early spread of sleeping sickness in Burkina Faso . . . . The occurrence of tsetse fly in Ghana and Burkina Faso and the ancient cola caravan routes . . . . .. .. . . . .. . . . Burkina Faso . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Niger-Benue primary sleeping sickness focus, stippled area; with dry season cattle pastures cross-hatched .

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