The Temple Tiger and More Man-Eaters of Kumaon
The last of Colonel Jim Corbett's books on his unique and enthralling hunting experiences in India, this volume concludes the narrative of his adventures with tigers begun in the famous Man-Eaters of Kumaon. These stories maintain, perhaps even supercede, the high standard of the earlier classic collection. Corbett saves his best story of all for the long concluding chapter in this volume, describing, in The Talla Des Man-Eater, how he embarked on what he feared might be a fatal last test of skill and endurance. As always, he writes with an acute awareness of all jungle sights and sounds, choosing words charged with a great love of humanity, birds, and animals. His calm and straightforward modesty heightens the excitement and suspense of these experiences, in which he continuously risks his life to free the Indian tarai of dangerous man-eaters.
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The Temple Tiger
The Muktesar ManEater
The Panar ManEater
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Almora Almora district animal arrived Badri Bala Singh bank bear Bill Baynes blood branches breakfast buffalo bullet bullock bushes camp carried cattle Champawat tiger Chuka climbed cubs Dabidhura dead dense Dungar Singh eaten edge elephants eyes face feet fired followed foot forest guard Garhwalis ghooral goat grass head heard hill Himalayas human hundred yards Ibby jungle kakar Kaladhunga Kalwa kill king vulture knew Kumaon langur leopard light look lying Man-Eaters of Kumaon man-eating tiger miles minutes morning move Muktesar Naini Naini Tal Nepal open ground Panar Panar leopard patch of brushwood path patwari peafowl previous night pug-marks Purnagiri ravine Rest House ridge rifle river road rock running Sahib sambhar sapling Sarda Sarda river seen shot side sight sitting spot started steep straight stream Tanakpur temple Thak told tree Trisul turned valley village vultures walk wounded