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Tiger Wallahs: Encounters with the Men who Tried to Save the Greatest of the Great Cats

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By: GC Ward and DR Ward

174 pages, 75 col photos, illus

Harper Collins

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #32779 | ISBN: 0060167955
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An intensely personal and richly illustrated book which evokes the special appeal of India's forests and the men who have fought to save the tiger from extinction. Jim Corbett, the great destroyer of man-eaters, who became a still greater conservationist; Billy Arjan Singh, the Spartan farmer who despises hunters and hunting, and carved out a national park on his own; Fateh Singh Rathore, who often risked his life in defence of the jungles in his charge; and Valmik Tharpar, who now champions a new kind of conservation that may just save the tiger, a species which seems doomed to extinction.

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