NON-FICTION: Animals

SAFARI—Martin Johnson—Putnams ($5).

" 'Oh, I think it's mean of them!' [exclaimed Mrs. Johnson rushing indoors to her husband.]

" 'Who?' I snapped, wondering angrily if the natives had been misbehaving.

" 'Those elephants. They've been at my vegetable garden again!' "

The garden in question was located in the thick of African jungles, overlooking a beautiful lake, three weeks by motor from the nearest town, the capital of Kenya. Here dwelt for nearly four years Hunter-Photographer Martin Johnson & wife, a pet monkey, a Boer mechanic, a native maid for Mrs. Johnson, nearly 200...