Stones of Silence: Journeys in the Himalaya
Schaller's tale of his Himalyan treks (1969-1975) to assess the effect of humans on the habitat of wild sheep and goats. He describes, also, a less known area--the Nilgiri Hills at the tip of the subcontinent. No bibliography. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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As one step in gaining such an understanding, I was now in the Karchat Hills to
study wild goat. The Karchat Hills consist of a small masif , about thirteen miles
long and four wide, at the southern end of the Kirthar Range bordering the
It was largely through his efforts, and those of the secretary of forests, W. A.
Kermani, that the Karchat Hills were included in a national park in 1973. Rizvi first
invited me to study wild goat in the Karchat Hills, where, near the base of Kira cliff
Having observed one rut and one birth season, I thought that the annual
reproductive cycle of wild goat at Karchat had been accurately delineated.
Confidently I returned on March 20, 1974— a date on which in the previous year
some females ...
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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
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