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Tiger and Other Game: The Practical Experiences of a Soldier Shikari in India

By: AE Stewart

308 pages, Figs

Natraj

Paperback | Dec 1928 [2007 reprint] | #177076 | ISBN-13: 9788181581037
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Contents

Contents: I: 1. Preliminaries. 2. Man eaters. II: 3. Arrival at your block. 4. Arrival at your camping ground. 5. Tying out a kill. 6. Arrival at my block: the picture painted. III: 7. Principles. 8. Number of kills. 9. Moving in the jungles. 10. Specimens of daily notes from my jungle diary. 11. Inspection of kills. 12. Collecting of beaters. 13. Moving to beat. 14. Machans. IV: 15. The beat. 16. Examples of beats. 17. An exceptional tigress. V: 18. Sizes of tiger. 19. A wounded tiger. 20. Shots to take. VI: 21. Sitting up. 22. Sitting up for a panther. 23. Live baits. VII: 24. Cubs. VIII: 25. After a beat: arrival back in camp. 26. Skinning. 27. Pegging out. 28. The skull. 29. The carcase. 30. Lifting the skin. IX: 31. Goat baits for panther. 32. If wounded or mauled. 33. Electric light torches. X: 34. The sloth bear. XI: 35. Objective. 36. Shooting near to camp. 37. Monkeys. XII: 38. Horns. 39. Bison. 40. Buffalo. 41. Sambar. 42. Cheetal. 43. Nilghai. 44. Black buck. 45. Chinkara. 46. Bara Singh. 47. Barking deer. 48. Four-horned antelope. 49. Skinning a head. 50. Red dog. 51. Sitting up over a wallow for observation. XIII: 52. Birds. XIV: 53. Jungle names. 54. Taxidermists. 55. Preserving skins. 56. Rifles and ammunition. 57. Health. 58. Kit. 59. Camp kit. 60. Stores. 61. Small money. 62. Butterflies. 63. Snakes. 64. Trees. XV: 65. Crocodile (Muggar). XVI: 66. Frontier hill heads. XVII: 67. Shot-guns. 68. A father's advice. XVIII: 69. Notes on duck, geese, partridge, etc. 70. Cantonment etiquette. XIX: 71. Hawking. Appendices: i. Autobiography of Shaitan Bhalu. ii. Bibliography of some shikar and bird books.


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