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When daylight had all but gone I regained the path and, taking every precaution,
covered the remaining distance to the headman's house. Once during the night
the headman roused me from a sound sleep to tell me he had heard the leopard
Three or perhaps four minutes later, he called again from a distance of a hundred
yards. It was a dark night and I had an electric torch lashed to the side of my rifle,
and my thumb was on the push button. From the root of the tree the path ran in ...
From the distance between the imprints of the fore and the hind feet, it is possible
to determine the speed at which an animal of the cat tribe is traveling. The
coming of daylight would in this instance have been sufficient reason for the ...
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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