Blood Origins | Cape Buffalo | 1963

My grandfather, Leo Kroger, immigrated to Mozambique from Germany in 1954. He lived the heyday of African hunting, exploring the far reaches of hunting concessions with friends and clients. One of the more abundant wildlife that inhabited the areas they hunted was the Cape Buffalo, or Black Death as they referred to them. They would target old cantankerous males that had removed themselves from the herd. This made them even more dangerous given the temperaments. This was the Africa of the past, full of adventure, teeming with game, and a hunters paradise. This is just one of his stories.

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