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Stories of the Gorilla Country
by Paul du Chaillu
Stories of the thrilling adventures and hair-raising escapes of Paul du Chaillu during his years of venturing into the interior of equatorial Africa, encountering animals and sights no white man had seen before. The accounts of his interactions with gorillas, snakes, and ants are especially engaging.  Ages 11-14
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Table of Contents

Front Matter


Preliminary Chapter
The Wild Country of West Africa
A Week in the Woods
Hunting for a Leopard
The Bay of Corisco
In Search of Cannibals
Journey through the Wilderness
I Arrive among the Cannibals
An Elephant Hunt
Life among the Cannibals
Hunting with Nets
Return to the Coast
The Slave King
The Slave Barracoons
Going into the Interior
Adventures in Ngola
We Shoot a Leopard
Return to Sangatanga
A Jolly Excursion Party
Fishing—But Not Bathing!
A Sea Voyage
I Build a Village
We Capture a Gorilla
Dueling Hippopotami
Dry Season on the Fernand-Vaz
Expedition to Lake Anengue
Hunting Crocodiles
Bald-Headed Apes
Return to "Washington"
Another Young Gorilla
Travel to Unknown Regions
Gorilla Hunting
Voyage up the River
A Large Gorilla
Attack of Fever
My Pet Tommy

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