Travels in the Interior of Africa, vol 1

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Author: Mungo Park
Published: 1798
Language: English
Wordcount: 45,789 / 135 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.5
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 768
mnybks.net#: 5477
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Non-fiction, Travel
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rbary coast, and that the dish so prepared is there called by the same name. It is therefore probable that the negroes borrowed the practice from the Moors.

Their domestic animals are nearly the same as in Europe. Swine are found in the woods, but their flesh is not esteemed. Probably the marked abhorrence in which this animal is held by the votaries of Mohammed has spread itself among the pagans. Poultry of all kinds, the turkey excepted, is everywhere to be had. The guinea-fowl and red partridge abound in the fields, and the woods furnish a small species of antelope, of which the venison is highly and deservedly prized.

Of the other wild animals in the Mandingo countries, the most common are the hyaena, the panther, and the elephant. Considering the use that is made of the latter in the East Indies, it may be thought extraordinary that the natives of Africa have not, in any part of this immense continent, acquired the skill of taming this powerful and docile creature, and applying his strength a

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