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and Gnoske, who estimated 2831 victims. Patterson and his colleagues estimate that one lion ate 10 people, and the other about 24far fewer than the legendary 135 victims, but still horrifying. Work on the film slowed until Michael Douglas moved his producing unit with partner Steven Reuther, Constellation Films, to Paramount. This reduced total was based on their review of Colonel Patterson's original journal, courtesy of Alan Patterson. (This figure does not take into account any people who may have been killed but not eaten by the animals.) 13 Patterson's 1907 book itself states that "between them (the lions) no less than 28 Indian coolies, in addition to scores of unfortunate African natives.
Kudus, huge antelopes with curved horns, skittered away. That night, Patterson kills an approaching lion with one shot, earning the respect of the workers and bringing the project back on schedule. On such forays Patterson has come to better understand the Tsavo lions.
The most vigorous Serengeti males sport large dark manes, while in Tsavo they have short, thin manes or none at all. Similar claims the Jacksonian Democracy and the Men Behind It have been made of other wildlife predators. Patterson gave several figures, overall claiming that there were 135 victims. 9 That fact is important to note since many of the workers at Tsavo were Hindus and may have had a vegetarian diet. They were brothers named Caesar and Bongo, who were residents of the Bowmanville Zoo in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, both of whom were also featured in George of the Jungle. Soon, while the workers are gathering wood and building fire pits around the tents, a lion attacks the camp in the middle of the day, killing another worker. Injured lions are especially dangerous. 2 3, after 25 years as Patterson's floor rugs, the lions' skins were sold to the. Patterson then attempts a second night-time lion hunt, but the following morning, another worker is found dead at the opposite end of the camp from Patterson's position.