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As he took the thorns up, the leopard suddenly rushed out of the cave and made
his way safely through a crowd of some five hundred persons who had gathered
there.' These incidents took place shortly after the leopard had become a ...
One of these goats I tied up the following evening, a mile up the pilgrim road; the
other I took across the Alaknanda and tied up on a path running through some
heavy scrub jungle, where I found the old pug marks of a big male leopard.
During the day, while Ibbotson dealt with some office work that had been sent out
to him, I took a rifle and went off to see if I could get a shot at the leopard.
Tracking on the hard and pine-needle-covered ground was not possible, so I
made 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