• Death by violence, death by cold, death by starvation - they are the normal endings of the stately creatures of the wilderness. The sentimentalists who prattle about the peaceful life of nature do not realize its utter mercilessness.

    Theodore Roosevelt, H. W. Brands (2001). “African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-naturalist”, p.240, Rowman & Littlefield
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