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Akeley

[eyk-lee] /ˈeɪk li/
noun
1.
Carl Ethan, 1864–1926, U.S. naturalist, explorer, and sculptor.
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  • For nearly two hours we followed, Akeley tracking with remarkable precision.

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon
  • Akeley looked at it and exclaimed, "By George, I believe he's got them!"

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon
  • Akeley had got a splendid photograph of the charging cow and now he took one of the smaller beast before we approached the cow.

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon
  • Please return it to me as I have sent the original to the President and asked him to get Mr. Akeley's opinion.

  • The head slowly and almost imperceptibly turned, and Akeley signaled me to shoot.

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon
  • Mr. Akeley, a man famed in African hunting exploits, was to deliver a talk before a little club to which I belonged.

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon
  • There were four white people in our expedition—Mr. and Mrs. Akeley, Mr. Stephenson, and myself.

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon
  • Mr. Akeley had an elaborate moving picture machine and we planned to get some excellent pictures of charging animals.

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon
  • Mrs. Akeley went out only once, had a night of thrilling experiences, and killed a large male lion.

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon
  • So Akeley alone went down and assured the father and mother that we were friendly and that nothing would harm them.

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon

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