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I had evidence of four or possibly five animals in about 1,200 square miles of mountains . Four years earlier , after having observed my first snow leopard , I left Chitral with the expectation of returning to study the cat .
Standing four or more feet high at the shoulder and weighing as much as seven hundred pounds , a sambar stag is an impressive creature , the largest deer in Southeast Asia . The massive antlers consist of a brow tine and a forked main ...
Scanning the hillsides in a grand sweep from north to south , from the wind - etched pinnacles bordering the impassable Shey canyon , past the hermitages , some crumpled with age , to the ramparts of Crystal Mountain , I tally four ...
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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
Mountains in the Desert
Journey to Crystal Mountain
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