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Knowing from long experience that these sounds indicated the presence of
carnivora, the men lit a lantern and went among the buffaloes to quieten them,
and to see that none had broken the ropes tethering them to the stakes. The men
The ability of carnivora to carry their kills to a place where they can feed
undisturbed determines, to a great extent, the place they choose to do their killing
. To the Rudraprayag man-eater all places were alike, for he was capable of
carrying the ...
... so dispensing with the precautions usually taken when following up the blood
trail of carnivora, I scrambled down off the road and, taking up the trail on the far
side of the rock, followed it for fifty yards, to where the leopard was lying dead.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CeiliOkeefe - LibraryThing
A classic tale from the northern edge of India set in 1925 and told with poetic simplicity by a very brave, humane and observant man. I first read this book as a teenager and have reread it many times ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Stbalbach - LibraryThing
Jim Corbett's second book, following his classic Man Eaters of Kummaon. In the first book, each chapter is a self-contained unit, concerning 1 tiger and Corbett's story how he hunted and killed it ... Read full review