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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Hardship and disappointment marked these journeys - they contributed little to my knowledge of wildlife - but now I think they fulfilled a need ...
Little wildlife , he told us , survived in the main Hunza Valley . Ladak urial had vanished , but there were still a few ibex , and downstream of Chalt ...
About four to five hundred of these urial occur in the Kalabagh Wildlife Reserve at the western end of the Salt Range . This reserve belongs to the Nawab of ...
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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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