Kevin Robertson (b.1961) is a South African veterinarian and professional hunter, renowned for his books on African animal shot placement.
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Africa's Most Dangerous by Kevin Robertson (2007) is about hunting the Cape or southern buffalo. The book discusses anatomical features, differences between bulls and cows in the field, distribution and natural history, favorite calibres, what constitutes a good trophy, when a buffalo should not be shot, the African tracker, bow hunting, selecting rifle sights, trophy evaluation, hunting accessories and more. He also gives his views and insights as to the suitability of the various bullet and rifle types.
The Perfect Shot: Shot Placement For African Big Game by Kevin Robertson (2000). Africa has more varieties of big game than any other continent and almost all these animals have very different 'kill zones'. Each animal is shown in a colour field picture as well as a colour 'ghost view' that illustrates the shoulder bones, heart, lungs and brain so you will know precisely where to place your shot.
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The Perfect Shot: Mini Edition For Africa by Kevin Robertson (2011) is a pocket-sized abridged version of Robertson's 'The Perfect Shot: Shot Placement for African Big Game'.
Buffalo: Shot Placement and Trophy Evaluation by Kevin Robertson (2008) is a handy pocket-sized guide on shot placement and trophy evaluation focusing solely on the Cape buffalo.
It Shouldn't Happen: Light-Hearted African Adventures by Kevin Robertson (2008). Over the years Robertson has had a number of funny, interesting and sad encounters. Now he has committed these stories to paper and we get to read some of the silly things he, his friends and his clients have done.
Nyati: A Guide To Hunting Zimbabwe's Most Dangerous Big Game The Southern Buffalo by Kevin Robertson (1996) covers everything you need to know about buffalo hunting - natural history, trophy evaluation, shot placement, rifles, cartridges, accessories, trophy handling and more. Includes a colour map of Zimbabwe's buffalo population. This book is considered one of the best books on the African buffalo.
The Perfect Shot II by Kevin Robertson (2013) is a completely revised and updated edition with many all-new photos and revised anatomical drawings. The Perfect Shot II also has new shot-placement details for blesbok, bongo, black wildebeest, grysbok, nyala, reedbuck, roan and steenbok. In all, twenty-seven African game species are now covered. In addition,the chapters on bullet construction and performance have been substantially revised to cover the advances in bullet development. Each animal is shown in at least one colour field picture as well as a view that illustrates the shoulder bones, heart, lungs, brain and spinal column. These views allow you to see precisely where to place your shot in relation to how the animal may be standing. Other chapters include calibre and bullet selection, trophy handling, basic animal anatomy and practical tips.
The Perfect Shot II Mini Edition for Africa by Kevin Robertson (2015) is the completely revised and expanded version of original 'The Perfect Shot: Mini Edition For Africa'. This mini edition features animal tracks as well as ghost views of vital areas and point of aim for each animal. A brief essay on natural history, trophy assessment and subspecies is included. In addition, the Rowland Ward and SCI record books minimums have neen updated.