As I start to back up, my cell phone rings. It’s a Kenyan number that I don’t recognize.

(…he shakes the hands of both and walks back to the truck.) 

“Bwana, me talk to two men who have family in village where simba first kill. He tell me he heard that one simba had a missing eye. He also know that attack was one male and two female,” Makali said.

“Well done. Sounds like a confirmation. That village will be one of our stops this afternoon,” I responded. “Let’s head out. Next stop Kericho.” 

As I start to back up, my cell phone rings. It’s a Kenyan number that I don’t recognize.

“Hello, Charles Henley.”

“Dr. Henley, this is Benjamin Niemba, I’m the chap that was chosen by the Minister of Wildlife to replace your friend, William Opopo.”

“Yes, Benjamin. I think we have met before.”

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