When two women, Mrs Molesworth and Miss Schultz come on safari
in the area administered by Daktari the effects are immediate
. . . and unexpected:|
The local hippopotami are affected by a strange disease, Judy the
chimp gets a dose of 'happy fluid'.
How the clues are linked together form one of the most extraordinary
cases ever undertaken by Dr Marsh Tracy and his assistants.
Souvenir Press was part of the New English Library
and published 'Four Square' books. They brought out
these stories following the popularity of the series.
The first 'Daktari' paperback was Mystery at Wameru by
Jess Shelton; the second The Pintu Dogs by
Souvenir Press Ltd. in association with The New English Library Ltd. September 1967:
Paperback; 124 numbered pages; 110x180mm; no illustrations; rear of half title lists first two books in the series; following the story there are two pages giving details of the other two books.
The cover front and back has photographs from series, only the front one in colour; logo at the top of the spine is the 'NEL' logo; cp 3/6.
German edition as Unternehmen Flusspferd.
Translation by Renate Steinbach; Paperback; 117x178 mm; 150 pages; not illustrated; cover photograph from the TV series, as the English edition.
Hayakawa 1969: Japanese edition; translation by Tooru Kanamori.