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The gin-trap that had been sent off from Rudraprayag the previous day arrived
while we were having lunch, and in the early evening we took it down to the
glade and, after setting it, poisoned the kill with cyanide. I had no experience of
... of the man-eater where he had followed us down to the village, and I found the
goat untouched and lying just as we had left it. XVII Cyanide Poisoning As I was
returning to the Inspection. 106 MAN-EATING LEOPARD OF RUDRAPRAYAG.
And there was a good chance of his having done so, for on this second night the
kill had been very effectively poisoned, the cyanide having been buried deep in
the victim's flesh. Without closing an eye I sat watching the hill in front of me, ...
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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