Tony Charles 'Mashesha' Pooley (1938 - 2004) was a South African naturalist and one of the world's foremost authorities on the Nile crocodile. 'Mashesha' translates from Zulu as 'he who hurries and takes' - a reference to Pooley's work in pursuing poachers.
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Mashesha: Making Of A Game Ranger By Tony Pooley (1992). Tales of the author's apprenticeship and work as a game warden in the game parks of Maputaland, Natal.
Discoveries Of A Crocodile Man by Tony Pooley (1983). The natural history of the Nile crocodile as told by a man who observed and worked with them for 20 years and enlivened by his personal experiences and anecdotes.
The Tony Pooley Guide To The Nile Crocodile And Other African Crocodiles by Tony Pooley (1982)
KwaZulu/Natal Wildlife Destinations: A Guide To The Game Reserves, Resorts, Private Nature Reserves, Ranches And Wildlife Areas Of Kwazulu/Natal by Tony Pooley & Ian Player (1995) written by two game wardens, this book features Kosi Bay, Sodwana and Drakensberg, with maps showing the location of the parks and lists of the flora and fauna most likely to be encountered in each park.
Page Updated: July 2021