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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Usually an area looks desolate only until one sees the details , but here even they seemed forsaken . The area lies beyond the monsoon's influence , and its ...
They usually occupied simple habitats , such as deserts and terrain recently vacated by ice , where plant growth is sparse . It has become axiomatic in ...
Not that young males lack interest , but whenever one tarries near a female he is displaced , the mere approach of a powerful adult usually being enough to ...
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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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