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(1854-1937) US naturalist and taxidermist – chief taxidermist with the Smithsonian Institution from 1882, and first director of the Bronx Zoo, beginning in 1896 – and author, in whose Lost Race tale, The Man Who Became A Savage; A Story of Our Times (1896), a jaded American flees to Borneo, where he discovers an unknown civilization of headhunters. [JC]
William Temple Hornaday
born Plainfield, Indiana: 1 December 1854
died Stamford, Connecticut: 6 March 1937
- The Man Who Became A Savage; A Story of Our Times (Buffalo, New York: The Peter Paul Book Co, 1896) [hb/]
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