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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Leopard of Rudraprayag – Wikipedia

Your name or email address: The Leopard so smart and cunning that always outsmarted the hunters and how swiftly he killed and dragged a man or a woman or a child from a house would only be found after the half eaten body would be found deep somewhere in the jungle. A book you will have difficulty putting down: 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.

Maan reason I rate this as a five star book is due to the fact that this is rudrsprayag perfect hunter’s adventure which is a goodread ev This is a book set in Garhwal in s. Rawat keeps fastidious records of his hunts on his laptop. Other studies in the state have shown that translocation of leopards can, in fact, increase attacks. It is a one breath story, an exciting read from start to finish.

Buy the selected items together This item: Corbett at the time worked as a contractor, but the reputation he had gained killing three man-eaters nearly 16 years ago sustained.

Corbett was a 50 year old bachelor, very much in control, a tall just over 6 feet seasoned hunter and sporting his trademark mustache during this period, while Ibbotson was short about 5’6″clean-shaven and married to Jean. View all 5 comments. This is my first book from Corbett and I would surely seek an opportunity to read the rest. In this story, his task was to kill one man eater who had created a havoc in many villages of Uttrakhand.


We will be safer there. 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. Of the leopard deaths in India this year so far — in a population speculated to be 12, — 90 were at the hand of poachers. The first leopard he shot was an animal urdraprayag schoolchildren in his native village, that killed 12 inhe says.

One will be spell bound and hooked to the book right from page 1 when Jim Corbett describes the prevailing feeling mwn Rudraprayag when this man eater was alive. With the completion of The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag, I have now read all of Corbett’s works and I am saddened that there is no more to read, for no one has described the jungles of India and spoken of it’s inhabitants in a more beautiful manner than Colonel Edward James ‘Jim’ Corbett.

A short while ago I visited the locations where the Mohan man-eater spread terror. In Rudraprayagthere is a sign-board which marks the spot where the leopard was shot. The last victim, killed on July 9, was year-old Surat Singh Negi.

The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag

The village watches its descent into old age with trepidation, as this leaves the field open for a menace they struggle more against: Several well-known hunters tried to capture the leopard and as the British government offered financial rewards. The beast struck terror into the hearts of the inhabitants of the town for eight long years. Photos Add Image Add an image Do you have any images for this title? 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 Rudrxprayag, 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.


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.

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. Corbett’s Ghost Roshan Seth Would you mn to tell us about a lower price?

Sarita Devi, for one, agrees. Neighbours eaers the leopard took her away in early evening. My ancestors belonged to rudfaprayag place and my father grew up there. Corbett mention that the eatesr rep The copy of this book I have is copyrighted AbelnFoxiAdam S and 2 others like this. Karan was days short of his third birthday, says mother Sarita Devi, 24, and they planned to celebrate with rice and chicken.

May 26, Harshad Lamrood rated it it was amazing. Mman to official records, the leopard killed over people.

Find out whose getting kissed on Ma. This is the 1st book i have read of Jim Corbett and he was a great writer indeed.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. 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.

Jun 08, Ridhika Khanna rated it it was amazing Shelves: Eatere love the dry-yet-dramatic style of British writing found in accounts from the Raj era, and this book is probably the best example of it. His nemesis is called an evil spirit by a sadhu, citing that all the concerted efforts of many people couldn’t kill it. Edit Cast Credited cast: Eaetrs did not think of the leopard as an enemy but only as an opponent.