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mountainous, was an enormous area in which to find and shoot one particular
leopard out of possibly fifty that inhabited it, ... And then, with incredible good luck
, I had within a few hours of my arrival got the animal to kill one of my goats and, ...
rifle, for the time had now come when we could expect the leopard to show up.
There were still some ... One chance of killing the leopard had gone, but there
were still three chances to go, so we were not unduly depressed. Shortly after it
leopard had caught sight of the goats that had strayed from the enclosure and,
crossing from the outer to the inner edge of the road and creeping along under
shelter of the hill, had stalked the grazing animals; after killing the steel-gray goat
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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