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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Then they rested side by side for two hours . Once more the male displayed , this time more urgently , now shaking his head rapidly from side to side and at ...
Leaving the stupa , we cross potato fields to wander along the lake , edged with silvery birch and pine , toward a monastery tucked against the side of a ...
pocket , I see far ahead , on the other side of a dry wash , two whitish animals . “ Snow leopard ! " I exclaim , verbalizing a hope though knowing as I ...
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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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