Dr. Cuthbert Christy

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    NEWS has recently been received of the death on May 29, at sixty-eight years of age, of Dr. Cuthbert Christy, the well-known naturalist and explorer, who was engaged in scientific work for the Belgian Government in the Congo. It appears that, while in the Aka River region, he wounded a buffalo which turned and gored him, inflicting fatal injuries. He had for many years been collecting for the British Museum (Natural History), and his collections, notably those from Lakes Nyasa and Tanganyika, have proved to be of quite exceptional importance.

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    Dr. Cuthbert Christy. Nature 130, 85 (1932). https://doi.org/10.1038/130085a0

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