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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Scattered , procumbent , and hidden in the protection of boulders , plants grew too sparsely to support a herd ; each tuft of grass was its own oasis .
A taxi took a guide and me thirty miles westward , along grass hills and numerous plantations of exotic eucalyptus and wattle , until we reached a water ...
A bullock needs about fifty pounds of grass a day . Even though the driest months were still ahead , most grass had already been cropped to a short stubble ...
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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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