The Deer and the Tiger
Study of Wild Life in India New edition
By (author) George B. Schaller
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Deer and the Tiger by George B. Schaller
Book Description"The Deer and the Tiger" is Schaller's detailed account of the ecology and behavior of Bengal tigers and four species of the hoofed mammals on which they prey, based on his observations in India's Kanha National Park. "This book is a treasure house of biological information and it is also a delight to read. . . . Excellent phoographs accompany the text." Robert K. Enders, "American Scientist" "The one book that has been my greatest source of inspiration is "The Deer and the Tiger" by George Schaller, based on the first ever scientific field study of the tiger. . . . This book is written by a scientist, but speaks from the heart. . . . It reveals startling information on feeding habitats, territorial behaviour, and the nuances that make up the language of the forest; you become totally immersed in the world of the tiger. . . . For all of us who work in tiger conservation, this book is "the" bible." Valmik Thapar, "BBC Wildlife""
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226736310
(228mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1967
Country of Publication: United States
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Chinese Alligator, Hardback (May 2010)» View all books by George B. Schaller
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Author Biography - George B. Schaller
George B. Schaller is a senior conservationist at the Wildlife Conservation Society and Vice President of Panthera, a foundation devoted to the conservation of wild cats.He is the author of many books, including "The Mountain Gorilla" and "The Last Panda," both published by the University of Chicago Press."
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