Field notebook, 1963 (Bristol Foster, Helmut K. Buechner, and Walter Leuthold)

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The notebook documents field work on Kob completed by Bristol Foster, Helmut K. Buechner, and Walter Leuthold, 1963. Notes include lists of data for lion kills (date, place, sex, toto); dated entries listing quantity, age, sex, and location of animals killed by lions; record of recent kills with date, age, sex, characteristics and condition of body including some measurements or weight, location, predator, and estimated time of kill. A section of the notebook is blank. Also includes tabbed section with details on leopard kills (date, place sex, toto); unidentified table of data with time of day (possibly temperatures in Fahrenheit); kills by unknown predator (date, place, sex, toto); captures for zoo with sex, weight, and basic physical characteristics; and "meat to hotel" with date, and weight. Sites likely in Kenya.

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  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007279

Collection name

Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 16 Folder 3