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CYANIDE POISONING As I returned to the inspection bungalow after visiting the
goat that had been killed the previous night, I was informed in the village that my
presence was urgently needed at Rudraprayag, as news had just been received
There were no trees on which we could sit within sight of the kill, so we poisoned
the kill with cyanide at the three places where the leopard had eaten, and as it
was now getting towards evening we took up our position on a hill several ...
Bad luck, that had prevented my receiving the electric light in time; that had given
Ibbotson cramps in both legs; that had made the leopard eat an overdose of
cyanide; and finally, that had made the men drop the gin trap and break the one ...
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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