"I just wanted to see one," said Rectus, as if he had been talking of kangaroos or giraffes.
The same means for driving the giraffes into the trap were again employed.
The giraffes might be shot down, but how were they to be taken alive?
His thief object was to find a country frequented by hippopotami and giraffes.
Turning suddenly in their tracks, the giraffes commenced a rapid retreat.
“Then we must follow it till the giraffes are retaken,” answered Willem.
The spoor of the giraffes must have been found and followed, or they would have been back before then.
The giraffes had become tame, and there was no reason why they should not be easily retaken.
The giraffes were untied and taken up to the place where the horses had been left.
Seven giraffes had been destroyed, nearly all of them by having their necks broken.