Frederick Courteney Selous

Frederick Courteney Selous

The most famous of the 19th-century ‘great white hunters’, Selous helped make safari fashionable and lay the foundation stones of African conservation. Melissa Shales looks at his life.
Teddy Goes on African Safari Expedition

Teddy Goes on African Safari Expedition

Teddy Roosevelt’s African expedition (1908-10) redefined the safari and put the continent on the tourist map. His celebrity pulling power helped create an industry that has helped sustain Africa’s wildlife ever since.