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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I highly recommend the book. Well of course these numbers are always inflated The British government offered huge rewards to kill the beast. Karan was days short eudraprayag his third birthday, says mother Sarita Devi, 24, and they planned to celebrate with rice and chicken. Together we organize tours to that incredibly stunning place. I most certainly want to see a leopord, the most shy animal, once in my rudraprayxg, after reading this book. I was amazed by the simplicity of the people.

Corbett says, “I know this is wrong. Such an exceptional zeal and vigour of Jim Corbett and the same being reflected upon this book in a simple language, made it one of a kind book. The leopard is killing humans within an area of square miles. I was feeling more excited because the whole story was based on true incidents. Express Photo by Abhinav Saha Its eyes half-closed, the leopard appeared asleep.

He elucidates this elaborate sequence of events while his stay in Rudraprayag and how he could finally hunt down this man eating leopard, which had terrorized the hill people for 8 long years. There are many reasons why any big cat becomes a “man-killer”.

They need to be better trained in dealing with wildlife emergencies. He gives a carefully-detailed account of a notorious leopard that terrorized life in the hills of the colonial United Provinces. Full Cast and Crew.


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It even tries to attack Corbett several times in sinister ways! Once Jim Corbett is entrusted to hunt down the leopard, he starts to sense the hunter’s traps and evade it quite cleverly. Corbett was an avid photographer and after his retirement, authored the Man-Eaters of Kumaon, Jungle Lore, and other books recounting his hunts and experiences, which enjoyed much critical acclaim and commercial success.

Write a product review. When the animals are too sick or compromised to hunt their normal prey, and thus turn to hunting humans, who are much easier to hunt and kill than wild game.

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Add the first question. Audible Download Audio Books. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Meanwhile, on a 5-km stretch, 21 people have been killed by leopards sincefour in the past three months. Jul 23, Neeraj Udhwani rated it really liked it. I was more than impressed by the intellect of the leopard, for eight years he outsmarted his hunters but he also killed more than hundred people and haunted the rest.

Man-eating Leopard of Rudraprayag

As he opens the book Mr. The last leopard kill in Bhainswara was inof a man out herding his goats. He is objective in describing what transpired and doesnt shy away from owning up if he made a mistake while trying to hunt down this leopard. Rudraprayag seems so surreal at times that it is enchanting! May 18, Rashik rated it it was amazing. Jim Corbett Sonam Kalra See all 71 reviews. In the autumn ofJim Corbett took it upon himself to try to kill the leopard and after a ten-week hunt, he successfully did so on 2 May Apr 20, Prabhat rated it really liked it.


See and discover other items: See our Returns Policy. Never in his life, Jim spent so much time and effort to bag a single animal. Audible Download Audio Books.

All these, combined with the natural stealth and prowess of a leopard made it strike terror in a large geographical area, which made it take a toll on a huge number of human lives which no other cat had ever managed, and impose an undeclared night time curfew for over years together.

Here the BBC made a plastic dummy of the Pundit, and it sure looked like a cheap plastic dummy painted with red stripes. Would you like to see more reviews about this item?

My brother had borrowed this book from the local British Library, and I started reading it casually, without any real interest in reading it fully. Yes, my password is: Worth every penny spent on buying it. This story represents Corbett’s most sustained and unique effort. The failed attempts to kill the animal made it more aware of the human strengths and weaknesses, adding to its cunningness. Thia book gives you the chills, when you realise all that you read has happened to someone for real.

Also stands the mango tree, where a jittery Corbett had lined up that final shot.