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He was Corbett’s fascination and love, just the way this book is, of the avid readers! Sep 12, Messages: I’m temped to go on here and relate the tale told in the book but I won’t.

Quotes from The Man-Eating Le In this story, his task mann to kill one man eater who mab created a havoc in many villages of Uttrakhand. Re-read it recently – magical as ever. 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 very clever operator.

A book you will have difficulty putting down: This book is one of rduraprayag few books which you don’t want to end since you enjoy the reading but still want to know the end. Well of course these numbers are always inflated Nirjhala Singh, 3, was killed on June The first leopard ezters shot was an animal terrorising schoolchildren in his native village, that killed 12 inhe says.

As in all of Corbett’s works, in this work too his love for the jungles and it’s occupants is profound as is his love for the common populace of the region. Nov 23, Balaji Sundarrajan rated it really liked it.

The story of the Rudraprayag leopard was in the public domain, as it was discussed in the House of commons and received much media publicity in India and abroad. That is what evolution has taught them. What strikes me the most about his encounters and the way he has described them is the great attention to detail and positioning.


Now, when the day finally came for him to abandon the hunt and return to Naini Tal, Corbett decided to try one more night to locate the leopard, and eventually on the night of 26th May shot the dreaded man-eater at the village Gulabrai.

Yup, still 5 stars!

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This is a book set in Garhwal in s. The book also taught me a great deal about wild life, why leopards or tigers become man eaters, how to track wild animals… Jim corbett makes you fall in love with nature.

The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag by Jim Corbett

In Maharashtra, for instance, studies have shown that leopard population density in an area with human habitation has no impact on the number of attacks. Apr 19, Kislay rated it it was amazing Shelves: A man eater Leopard that struck terror and fear in the minds of inhabitants from Rudraprayag a pilgrimage destination in the Garwhal region of Uttarakhand for long 8 years fromand killed more than people as per government count, Corbett’s assumed number is good as double The Leopard that struck a terror so terrible that not a single person would be seen out of his house after sunset in whole of Rudraprayag for more than 8 years.

Because there was once a plague and many dead bodies had to be disposed off, downhill the place Rudrapayag lies in the foothills of the Himalayas The leopard having tasted human flesh that time got addicted to it, and now it has started attacking the people in the villages of the hill.


Oklahoma, USA Member of: Corbett’s Ghost Roshan Seth And After numerous and unsuccessful attempts to bring down the beast finally after many months of struggle and planning how Corbett with the help of his companion Ibbatson shoots the beast to death reliving the Inhabitants from the terror is worth reading and will keep one awestruck till the last.

Today villagers here wish there were more leopards. The book was an amazing read! Corbett held the rank of colonel in the British Indian Army and was frequently called upon by the government of the United Provinces, now the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, to kill man-eating tigers and leopards that were harassin Edward James “Jim” Corbett was a British hunter, turned conservationist, author and naturalist, famous for hunting a large number of man-eaters in India.

A self imposed curfew by the residents of Rudraprayag at the time driven by mortal fear. The Leopard of Rudraprayag was a male man-eating leopardreputed to have killed over people. Share your thoughts with other customers. Perhaps the leopard mocks Corbett for his fragility. Books by Jim Corbett.

You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. The leopard attacked around 7 pm. Officials estimate 5 lakh tourists and pilgrims visit annually now, up from 60, then. Jun 17, Subhankar Das rated it it was amazing.

The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag

Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! The engaging writing made everything seem so real, as if watching someone from my window. The Jim Corbett Omnibus. PSir John Hewett.