Sport: Lion Killer

In the most daring of sports he was one of the most daring. But he was virtually unknown in the U.S. Even his family had not heard of him for years. All they knew for certain last week was that Alfred John Klein, perhaps the mightiest lion killer of modern times, had died in his home near Nairobi, British East Africa.

News of his death came as a shock to most big-game hunters. Klein had tracked for many of them — F. Trubee Davison, Paul Rainey, Archibald Harrison, the Aga Khan, Lady MacKenzie, Philip Plant. In over 30 years of following game...

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