The Man-eating Leopard of Rudraprayag (Oxford India Paperbacks) [Jim Corbett, Raymond Sheppard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. It had killed people, maybe more, but his crime, he wrote in his book The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag, was “not against the laws of. You are here: Home Page > Arts & Humanities > Biography > Biography – Sport > The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag Remove. £ Paperback.

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He also keeps scanned copies of permits for each hunt. Thanks for rudraprayay photos, good to put some life to my mental images. If I remember correctly you can down load Jims books at Archive. Yup, still 5 stars! His hunting successes earned him a long-held respect and fame amongst the people residing in the villages rudrparayag Kumaon. At the time of reading you feel sitting with Sir Jim Corbett.

Jim Corbett is a fine storyteller, who writes in simple language, recreating the scene with utmost vivacity. He tried his luck in several areas in and around Rudrapryaag. In an era when being a trigger-happy jungle “sportsman” was probably fashionable, Corbett comes out as a brave but reluctant hunter with deep respect for the wild, whose primary motive is clearly to prevent further loss of innocent human lives.


Located on the banks of the Alaknanda river, Golabrai village is a kilometre from the Rudraprayag town centre.

The British Parliament requested the aid eaaters Corbett in the autumn of Sold by Manav Books and ships from Amazon Fulfillment.

Apr 19, Kislay rated it it was amazing Shelves: After reading this book I concluded that his name is deserve to given one of the National Parks in India for his service to Innocent people of those days. A short while ago I visited the locations where the Mohan man-eater spread terror. Sitting at his ancestral home atop a hill, that is at least a minute climb from Gairsain village in Chamoli district, Rawat speaks about how he became a hunter.

You must log in or sign up to reply here. The first victim of the leopard was from Benji Villageand was killed in If people took precautions like travelling in groups at night and keeping dense undergrowth around homes cleared, the conflict would lessen, he adds.

The flu pandemic hit the world hard and it hit this area very hard. This article relies largely or entirely on a single source. Corbett mention that the official rep The copy of this book I have is copyrighted Even cyanide poisoning doesn’t work because he smells it and eats the non-poisoned part of the bait.

Corbett’s humility even after relieving Kumaon of its dread, can be seen in his comment about a fan coming to visit him years later: In the name of water, there is the same sole handpump. The years of the existence of the leopard, and a vast area in which it operated including two sides of a mighty river connected by just two bridges, made it a rhdraprayag clever operator.


According to official records, the leopard killed over people. Lists with This Book.

The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag by Jim Corbett

Nov 23, Balaji Sundarrajan rated it really liked it. Chopta only has one resident leopard left, an adult male. Pundit’s Servant Jason Flemyng May 26, Harshad Lamrood rated it it was amazing.

He describes the location of his quarry and the circumstances he is in so perfectly that one need not rely on imagination or conjecture to figure things out.

Man-eating Leopard of Rudraprayag

Diwan Ram says it gets very stuffy inside their hut, without fan and light. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Have read is several times over since childhood and it does not cease to intrigue and amaze me.

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