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The End of a Trail: The Cheetah in India

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By: Divyabhanusinh
248 pages, B/w photos, col & b/w illus, 2 maps
Publisher: Banyan Books
The End of a Trail: The Cheetah in India
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  • The End of a Trail: The Cheetah in India ISBN: 9780195658910 Paperback Apr 2002 Out of Print #44816
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About this book

Definitive history of the cheetah on the sub-continent. Traces the cheetah from prehistoric times through history, to its ultimate extinction in India during the twentieth-century. The cheetah's status in Asia is discussed, and comparisons made with its African counterpart. The causes of the extinction in India is extensively covered, as well as the prospects of its reintroduction in its former homeland.

Contents

Preface; Spots and Rosettes; A Search Through Antiquity: From Prehistoric to Classical Records; Cheetah in Sanskrit and Pre-Mughal Records; At the Court of the Great Mughals; Towards Extinction Under British Rule; Into the republic and Oblivion; On trapping, Training, Treatment of and Hunting with Cheetahs; Cheetahs from Africa and India; Cheetahs of Africa and Asia; Status of the Cheetah in Asia; Extinction and Reintroduction: Causes and Prospects; Epilogue; Appendices; Maps; Bibliography; Index

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Out of Print
By: Divyabhanusinh
248 pages, B/w photos, col & b/w illus, 2 maps
Publisher: Banyan Books
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