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The sum total results from all these many and combined efforts were a slight gun-
shot wound that creased the pad of the leopard's left hind foot and shot away a
small piece of skin from one of its toes, and an entry in government records by the
This light was a heavy and cumbersome affair, and as Ibbotson insisted on my
taking the shot, I attached it to my rifle with some little difficulty. An hour after dark
a succession of angry roars apprised us of the fact that the leopard was in ...
... sat on the trunk with my back to him and facing the hill; Ibbotson was to take the
shot, while I saw to our safety. As the shooting light was not functioning—
possibly because the battery had faded out— our plan was to sit up as long as ...
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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