He donated the royalty of his eatefs book for the treatment of the soldiers who eatets their vision during World War II. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Corbett was on a path between the villages Thak and Chuka when bebgali heard the first call of the tigress, so finding a place to meet the unsuspecting man-eater became crucial for him. Views Read Edit View history. Through the most riveting episodes, his compassionate character and quiet voice seemed personally to speak to me Write a product review. Get to Know Us.
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It details the experiences that Corbett had in the Kumaon region of India from the s to the s while hunting man-eating Bengal tigers and Indian leopards. Man-Eaters of Kumaon is a book about wildlife and the human-animal conflict more than a century ago when the scales were less heavily tipped in favor of mankind.
If you are likely to feel horrified at the thought of the beautiful big cats shot by Corbett who later became one of the first animal conservationists in India then refrain from further reading. But if you can keep a sense of time and place while reading about his exploits, Jim Corbett will leave you enthralled. One tiger, for example, was responsible for over human deaths.
The text also contains incidental information on flora, fauna and village life. A hundred years ago, the Himalayan foothills were an inaccessible place with few hospitals, thatched houses, and no electricity.
The highlight of the book The feeling of being up close and personal with the most dangerous and beautiful beasts of the wild who are so fast disappearing from our jungles will amaze you once you read this amazing book. The descriptions of the cats, each with a unique personality, habits, and reasons for turning to man-eating, are written fondly and with great attention to detail.
Only a human being who has lived in close proximity to, and regularly had to match wits against, a tiger or leopard can truly describe what the animal is really like. Jim Corbett describes some of them as having a wicked sense of humor, others of being annoyed with him, another of being just plain lucky in his repeated escapes, but one and all of being magnificent, dignified and worthy adversaries.
If you are looking for beauty and truth of the life of Forest and wild animal, you should read this book. Buy it here on Amazon or Flipkart.
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The Chowgarh tigers : The first of three man-eaters Corbett was to shoot on government request at a district conference. It turned out to be a pair of two tigers, a mother and its grown cub, which had together killed 64 people between The cub was shot in April and the mother on 11 April The Bachelor of Powalgarh : The exciting tale of how Corbett shot the much sought after trophy tiger non man-eater in The Mohan Man-eater: The second of the three man-eaters Corbett was requested to shoot at the conference. Shot in May
Man Eaters Of Kumaon
Man-eaters of Kumaon
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