Colonial governors and senior civil servants are not easy people to argue with, and I was not popular because of my criticism of the colonial service in Kenya.
The majority of people in Angola were not provided with any kind of schooling and were completely illiterate, very badly paid, and treated almost as slaves.
To save an animal's life in order that it may suffer indefinitely is something I would never condone.
When my father arrived in Kenya, he had found the Kikuyu way of life similar to that of the British at the time the Romans invaded England 2,000 years ago.
There is tragic evidence to show that the paintings at the French prehistoric art sites are deteriorating.
South Africa had a long record of studies in prehistory, going back to the end of the last century.
I felt that in time simple stone tools would be found in early Pleistocene in England.
The trip I made to Angola to study the prehistoric contents of the gravel beds as a means of deciding the age of the deposits and their economic potential was the first time prehistory had ever been used for such a purpose.
Sometimes string figures were used to illustrate stories, as in the case of an Eskimo example that depicts a man catching a salmon. Sometimes they had magic or religious significance.
I kept an open mind on the question of whether a hominid had been present in Europe in the early Pleistocene.
Most Kikuyu marriages were arranged on the basis of what is described by anthropologists as the bride price.
Far too often animals are put to sleep when they could be saved through proper care and nursing.
I have examined the stomach contents of seven aardvarks.
I put a bullet into the back of the crocodile's neck just behind the head, thus killing it. If a crocodile is hit in any other part of its anatomy it disappears into the water and is irrecoverable.