National Geographic : 1922 Oct
NATIVES PREPARING TO SKIN AND COOK A LEOPARD VILLAGERS ALONG THE LUALABA RIVER WATCHING THE BOATSGO BY This river is one of the most important tributaries of the Congo. Big game swarms in the luxuriantgrowth along itsbanks, and itswaters teem with hippopotami, rhinoceroses, and crocodiles. Some parts of the river are crowded with native settlements, butinothers itsloneliness isweird and haunting. The Naval Africa Expedition journeyed down its waters from Bukama to the railhead at Kabalo-more than 200miles inanairline.