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By Clive Alfred Spinage

In view of the quickly altering ecology of Africa ,this paintings offers benchmarks for the various significant, and extra missed, elements, with an accessory on old facts to let habitats to be visible with regards to their prior kingdom, forming a history reference paintings to figuring out how the ecology of Africa has been formed by way of its previous. Reviewing ancient facts anywhere attainable it adopts an holistic view treating guy in addition to animals, with accessory on illnesses either human and animal which were a powerful strength in shaping Africa’s ecology, a task missed in ecological studies.

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Acacia tortilis bark stripped by elephants . . . . . . . . . . Skeleton Terminalia glaucescens woodland, Rabongo, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda, May1966 . . . . . North bank of the Nile, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda, showing state of woodland 1967 . . . . . . . . . . Destruction by elephants of Terminalia spinosa, early stage, Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania, October 1971 . . . . . . . Destruction by elephants of Terminalia spinosa, late stage, Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania, October 1971 .

A) The Olbalbal depression from the foot of Lemagrut, 1913 (b) The same view 1975 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (a) West side of Ela Nairobi crater in the Ngorongoro Highlands, Tanzania, 1923. (b) The same 1974 . . . . .. . . (a) The west rim of Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, (b) The same view 1975 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (a) The south-west rim of Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, (b) The same view 1975 . . . . . . . . .

Acacia tortilis killed by rise in water level, Lake Manyara, March 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tsavo West National Park, Kenya, with lava flow in centre ground, December 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Volcanic lava cone with colonizing vegetation, Tsavo West National Park, Kenya, December 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . Lava flow in foreground with lava cones behind showing very early stages of plant colonization, Tsavo West National Park, Kenya, December 1972 .

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