Cry of the Kalahari Quotes

Mark James Owens
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"The cheetah, still at full speed, reaches forward a club-like paw to destroy the balance of its prey. The antelope cuts sharply, and what was ultimate form is suddenly perverted. At seventy miles per hour the fence wire slices through the cheetah's noise, shatters its jaw, and snaps its head around. Before its momentum is spent on the mesh, its elegant neck is twisted and broken, the shank of a splintered white bone bursts through the skin of its foreleg. The recent recoils and spits the mutilated form, ruptured and bleeding, into the dirt." (6)

"Here was a place where creatures did not know of man's crimes against nature. Perhaps, if we were sensitive enough to the freedom of these animals, we could slip unnoticed into this ancient river valley and carefully study its treasures without damaging it. We were determined to protect one of the last untouched corners...

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