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The first human kill credited to the Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag is
recorded as having taken place at Bainji village on 9 June 191 8, and the last kill
for which he was responsible took place at Bhainswara village on 14 April 1926.
In crediting the man-eater with fewer kills than he was actually responsible for, I
do not wish to minimize in any way the ... However, be the number of human kills
what they may, Garhwal can claim that this leopard was the most publicized ...
the search party finds it, the Patwari holds an inquiry on the spot, and if he is
satisfied that it is a genuine kill by a ... for more human kills than he is finally
credited with, especially when his operations extend over a long period of years.
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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