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From illustrations seen in game books I knew the animal was a red Kashmir deer,
and when it raised its head, I saw it was a hind. On my side of the grassy slope,
and about thirty yards from the edge of the forest, there was a big isolated rock ...
When a leopard or tiger is walking at its normal pace only the imprints of the hind
feet are seen, but when the normal pace is for any reason exceeded, the hind
feet are placed on the ground in advance of the forefeet, and thus the imprints of
None. Teeth. Worn and discoloured, one canine tooth broken. Tongue and mouth
. Black. Wounds. One fresh bullet-wound in right shoulder. One old bullet-wound
in pad of left hind foot, and part of one toe and one claw missing from same foot.
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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