Stones of Silence: Journeys in the Himalaya

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Viking Press, 1980 - History - 292 pages
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Schaller's account of his and others' long struggle to save the fascinating, increasingly rare wildlife of the Himalayas combines high adventure, close description, and scientific dedication

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User Review  - Samantha - Goodreads

I learned a lot about goats and sheep in the this book, which follows naturalist Schaller on his studies of various species throughout the Himilaya. I did enjoy reading about a different time, when ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mark Sobralske - Goodreads

Wonderful read. Takes me directly back to the cold, barren mountain slopes of Dolpo. A place I dearly love as did Schaller. Read full review

Contents

Path to the Mountains
1
Mountains in the Desert
115
Cloud Goats
150
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About the author (1980)

Zoologist George B. Schaller was born in 1933. He is the science director of international programs for the New York Zoological Society's Center for Field Biology and Conservation. After studying wildlife in the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, Schaller wrote The Serengeti Lion: A Study of Predator-Prey Relations, which won the 1972 National Book Award. After studying the panda in China, Schaller wrote The Last Panda, a book detailing his discoveries.

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