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With these words of hope and despair I concluded my book Mountain Monarchs ,
a scientific treatise on the wild sheep and goats of the ... At first it is daunting to
contemplate a project in the Himalaya , because the mountains are so immense .
A large part of this book describes my journeys - the mountains , the people , the
daily routine of travel . ... reluctant baggage animals , and washed - out trails are
an integral part of any mountain journey ; and still others were climatic whether ...
This creation of new mountain systems from the sea opened new habitats to the
flora and fauna . ... The Caprinae , the subfamily to which sheep and goats
belong , arose during the Miocene when mountains appeared and the Tethys
Sea was ...
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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
The Snow Leopard
Beyond the Ranges
Mountains in the Desert
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