AFRICA: Lion!

In the low brush country back of Port Mozambique, Portuguese East Africa, where reeds grow shoulder high, terror stalked last week. Ferocious, fearless man-eating lions were eating more & more men.

Man hunts by lions recur periodically around Mozambique. The last time was just before World War I. Then, construction of a railroad absorbed so much interest that sportsmen stopped hunting lions, the lions began to raid and hunt the natives.

The current lion scare is due to the war. Hunters have been idle for lack of ammunition. So far the lions have eaten 15 blacks, one mulatto. Nothing so terrible...

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