Dahl grew up in Hakadal, Norway, where his father was an estate manager. Surrounded by forests, lakes and rivers, Dahl became an excellent shot and a skilled angler. In 1889 he entered the University of Oslo where he studied zoology. In 1893, at the age of 21, he was given the opportunity to conduct a scientific expedition to South Africa and Australia to collect animal specimens for the University’s Zoological Museum. In South Africa he occupied himself with some big game hunting as well as the collection of scientific specimens.

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  • Dahl grew up in Hakadal, Norway, where his father was an estate manager. Surrounded by forests, lakes and rivers, Dahl became an excellent shot and a skilled angler. In 1889 he entered the University of Oslo where he studied zoology. In 1893, at the age of 21, he was given the opportunity to conduct a scientific expedition to South Africa and Australia to collect animal specimens for the University’s Zoological Museum. In South Africa he occupied himself with some big game hunting as well as the collection of scientific specimens. (en)
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  • 1951-6-11
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  • Norwegian zoologist and explorer (en)
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  • Dahl grew up in Hakadal, Norway, where his father was an estate manager. Surrounded by forests, lakes and rivers, Dahl became an excellent shot and a skilled angler. In 1889 he entered the University of Oslo where he studied zoology. In 1893, at the age of 21, he was given the opportunity to conduct a scientific expedition to South Africa and Australia to collect animal specimens for the University’s Zoological Museum. In South Africa he occupied himself with some big game hunting as well as the collection of scientific specimens. (en)
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  • Knut Dahl (en)
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