Bones of the Tiger: Of Man-Eating Tigers and Tiger-Eating Men

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Title:Bones of the Tiger: Of Man-Eating Tigers and Tiger-Eating Men


Author:Hemanta Mishra
Jim Ottaway Jr

Publisher:Penguin Books India

Publish Year:2013

Edition:First Indian Edition

Cover:Paper Back

Subject:Natural History / Wildlife | Non Fiction


Remarks:B&W Photographs, Map, Bibliography and Index.


Size:130 x 199 mm


Price:USD 6.35

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  • Tiger, tiger, burning bright In the forests of the night Majestic and beautiful, ferocious and lethal, the tiger has captivated the imaginations of people the world over for centuries. Inspiring myth and folklore as a graceful creature and terrifying predator, this big cat has long paced the jungles of Asia in a history strewn with conflict between man and beast—man-eating tigers have terrorized people for centuries. But in the twenty-first century, this conflict has turned on its head—tiger-eating men fund a very lucrative black market for tiger parts, and poachers and habitat destruction have brought the population down to less than 3200 individuals in the world today. A true adventure tale, Bones of the Tiger tells the fascinating story of one man’s quest to save the man-eating tigers of Nepal.

    Hemanta Mishra

    Hemanta Mishra has worked with the Smithsonian Institution, the World Wildlife Fund, the World Bank, and Asian Development Bank and other major conservation groups. He was a key player in the international team that preserved and stabilized the habitat and is credited with halting the extinction of the rhino and Tiger populations in Nepal. He lives in Vienna, Virginia.

    Jim Ottaway Jr

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