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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It was oo F. as we left for Kilik Pass , but soon the sun glissaded down the hills and its coming put heart into our climb . Descending from the pass were pugmarks of a snow leopard , and then tracks where another leopard had joined the ...
As one step in gaining such an understanding , I was now in the Karchat Hills to study wild goat . The Karchat Hills consist of a small masif , about thirteen miles long and four wide , at the southern end of the Kirthar Range bordering ...
... 134 Qurban Shah , 90 , 92 Radio telemetry , 37 Rafi , Meerza , 61 , 65 Rain forests , 151 Rajapalayam Hills , 167 Raka La , 270 Rakaposhi Peak , 86 , 87 , 102 Rama Lake , 82 Ramayana , 224 Rana , Jung Bahadur , 176 Rangasany ( guide ) ...
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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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