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Patwaris and other government officials were supplied with poison for the
purpose of poisoning human kills; and, last but not least, government servants,
often at great personal risk, spent all the time they could spare from their official
duties in ...
versation I had with a doctor friend before leaving Naini Tal I had mentioned that
the Government wanted me to try every means to kill the man-eater, but that there
was little use in my trying poison, as the records showed that the leopard throve ...
Truth to tell, I hated the very thought of using poison then, and I hate it no less
now. I visited the kill in the morning and found that a leopard had eaten all that
portion of the cow that I had poisoned. So sure was I that the poison had been
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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