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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A stand of junipers grows here , a stand which will soon die by the ax , judging by the many raw stumps protruding from the snow . I particularly like these ...
Usually two animals sparred with horns , either facing each other or standing side by side . Since such clashing is typical of most horned animals it was of ...
Six hours after leaving Shey we stand once more on the pass . Eight of our loads have been deposited there : Peter and the Sherpas have been working hard .
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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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