The Last Place on Earth Author:Harold T. P. Hayes This book is, on its surface, the account of a latter day safari, made by the author in the company of a second Noah, the great German zoologist Bernhard Grzimek. Through their eyes, we move from Kenya across General Amin's Uganda to the Serengeti Plain in Tanzania. The problem before them is that man needs more space, animals cannot live wi... more »th less. Man and beast are both in danger. Between the needs of animals and the needs of man, who has the right of way?
Except for a rather casual decision in response to an invitation from an old friend, Harold Hayes says he might have lived out an otherwise self-absorbed life wholly oblivious of levels of existence so awesomely complex, so delicately calibrated, so impenetrably mysterious, and yet so tantalizingly rational in their order as to cause him to view quite differently his and man's own place in the arrangement of things.« less