Editorial Reviews. Review. It is unfair that Sir Jim Corbett, along with his phenomenal hunting The Man-eating Leopard of Rudraprayag by [Corbett, Jim ]. The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag has ratings and 84 reviews. Apratim said: This is a book set in Garhwal in book comes from an age w. It was on 2nd of May, when ‘Jim’ Corbett finally nailed the notorious man- eating leopard that had terrorized travelers and villagers on the.

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The duo were conferred […]. Jun 17, Subhankar Das rated it it was amazing. The forest is gone, so there is no food for animals, who have come to the fields.

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The leopard would shoot himself, the captain thought. Jim Corbett is a fine storyteller, who writes in simple language, recreating the scene with utmost vivacity. Canterbury, New Zealand Hunted: But its last human kill was its hundred and twenty-fifth, and no white man can ever persuade the people or Garhwal that the Scourge was not possessed of a demon.


The animal bounded away.

In certain nights, he will kill a lady sleeping in the middle of a group of sages, and still nobody would have heard a sound. Corbett at the time worked as a contractor, but the reputation he had maeater killing three rudraprayat nearly 16 years ago sustained. Finally, on his death, the leopard is nothing like Corbett had imagined it to be – he was into his late ages, without whiskers and eyes half closed in his eternal sleep.

The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag

It would bring tourists round the year, unlike during just the pilgrimage season. He talks about the innocence, humility and the rich culture of people in these hills of India with reverence and sincerity.

They leave no information behind. Apr 19, Kislay rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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 This book is a racy read. It falls so hard on its face that its face resembles the face of a man eater victim.

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Love the book and Rudraprayag’s adventures For months they pursued him. Jul 12, Namrata rated it it was amazing Shelves: The census is generally conducted during the dry season as most of the water sources dry up in the higher hills and the animals are forced to emerge from […]. The video game generation like me would always think what is there in shooting a leopard, I’ve shot down bomber-jets. AbelnFoxijeff and 3 others like this. There was blood around her, but not a bone —was broken.


Over at Golabrai, the grass-thatched shelters that housed the pilgrims to Kedarnath and Badrinath which Corbett mentioned are long gone, replaced by hotels with beckoning neon signs.

The national park was renamed Jim Corbett National Park in his honour in after his death in There is a fair held at Rudraprayag commemorating the killing of the leopard and people there often consider Jim Corbett a Sadhu. Jul 21, Karan Dureja rated it it was amazing. Uttarakhand is estimated to have among the largest numbers.

Jim Corbett narrates this exciting story of hunting down this dangerous beast, which escapes his many traps and gun shots.

Rawat believes the leopard faces another drawback: The general way it was handled according to Corbett was that a live coal was placed in the corpse’s mouth and the corpse was rolled into a stream