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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... sheep shows that if ewes are put on a poor diet during the second half of pregnancy , many young will die within the first four days after birth . . Poorly fed ewes not only lack interest in their lambs , but also give less milk .
Tugging my shirt into the sleeping bag , I give it a few minutes to warm . Then , sitting up , I hurriedly pull the shirt on as well as my down jacket . Unzipping the. * Michel Peissel's book Mustang , the Forbidden Kingdom gives an ...
I give him a frayed towel and ask him to trade it with Tundu's wife for coarse Tibetan salt . " Soap all gone , sah . ” How can we be out of soap ? Judging by appearances , we have not been contaminated by soap for weeks .
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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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