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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reserve held about five hundred urial. Ten years later the number of animals was
about the same, 'indicating that under prevailing weather conditions, the
population was more or less stable, and that animals were holding their own
even if ...
Indeed cattle permeate the landscape, there being one animal per two persons.
In the United States there is one car for every two persons. Which has done more
damage to the environment, cow or car? At first glance it might seem to be a ...
Usually two animals sparred with horns, either facing each other or standing side
by side. Since such clashing is typical of most horned animals it was of only
passing interest. But once a male reared bolt upright in front of another as if to
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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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