When I said goodbye to Leslie Brown on that late May afternoon in Aviemore, I had a premonition that I would not see him again. We had spent an unforgettable evening at Roy Dennis's house, listening to Leslie's yarns about Africa and its wildlife, his numerous adventures there, and poaching forays nearer home: he was a gifted raconteur, one of those rare men who can combine the keen intellect of an

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