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Journeys in the Himalaya George B. Schaller. I hoped that the aggressive
interactions of tahr would help clarify the evolutionary position of this genus .
Usually two animals sparred with horns , either facing each other or standing side
by side .
Leaving the stupa , we cross potato fields to wander along the lake , edged with
silvery birch and pine , toward a monastery tucked against the side of a cliff .
Passing here seventeen years earlier , David Snellgrove felt that he “ had come
pocket , I see far ahead , on the other side of a dry wash , two whitish animals . “
Snow leopard ! ” I exclaim , verbalizing a hope though knowing as I speak that my
identification is wrong ; the movements of these animals are not those of cats .
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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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