Stones of Silence: Journeys in the Himalaya
Over a period of six years, Dr. Schaller explored the awesome Himalays in order to study the fascinating but increasingly rare wild life of the area and to determine what locations would make good reserves and national parks. Just as the outside influences of the last quarter century are taking their toll of the wildlife of the region, so are they changing the culture of the people who have lived there for centuries. High adventure, introspection, observation, and discovery are a part of this story.
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Not that young males lack interest , but whenever one tarries near a female he is displaced , the mere approach of a powerful adult usually being enough to ...
But no females in this herd are ready to mate , and the males settle down with them to ... A class V male and a female circle back and forth through a herd ...
This female was obviously not in full heat or the adult male would not have permitted a young one access to her . However , the incident was typical in ...
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I'd never heard of Schaller before but wanted to read it because it concern the same 1970s trip Peter Matthiessen was on when he wrote The Snow Leopard. Apparently Schaller was at the time considered ... Read full review
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