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When a leopard, or a tiger, is walking at its normal pace, only the imprints of the
hind feet are seen, but when the normal pace is for any reason exceeded, the
hind feet are placed on the ground in advance of the forefeet, and thus ...
The men had not seen us and before we got up to them they turned away and
moved off towards the pilgrim shelter. One of them, however, looked back and, on
seeing me beckoning to him, retraced his steps. In answer to our questions he ...
When my father returned he told me he had seen the man-eater, and that with his
own eyes he had seen the Sahib who had shot it. He also told me of the sweets
that had been distributed that day— his share of which he had brought back for ...
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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