Jungle Lore

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Oxford University Press, 1953 - Biography & Autobiography - 172 pages
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Jim Corbett, naturalist, shikari, and conservationist is famous for his tales of hunting in the Indian Jungle. Many years before the issues of conservation became understood, Corbett was obsessed with the jungle and animals of the Kumaon hills. This new edition of Jungle Lore offers Corbett's own story of his life and career. At the heart of the narrative is a cry for sensitivity to the fragility of nature, and despair over mankind's divorce from his environment--a message as vibrant today as it ever was.

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User Review  - Aparna Singh - Goodreads

This is not the first time I read Jimmy Corbett's Jungle Lore, but I enjoyed it every bit as much again. While it may not have the tense excitement of the man-eater stories, it is nevertheless a very ... Read full review

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User Review  - Garima - Goodreads

An absolutely refreshing book. As you read, you can almost feel the fragrance that fills the woods, you can hear the barking kakar, the cheetal, listen to the melodious birds that sing, you can see ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter One i
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Chapter Two
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Chapter Three
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About the author (1953)

Jim Corbett was a renowned hunter.

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