Objects & Places from Man-eaters of Kumaon

Jim Corbett (hunter)
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Causes of Man-Eating

These are wounds or physical wear that makes tigers unable to successfully hunt their natural prey.

Pug Marks

These are tiger tracks that Corbett uses for tracking.

Machans

These are tree platforms Corbett builds to scout for tigers or wait to shoot them.

Vigils

Corbett would often engage in overnight vigils to watch for the man-eaters.

Buffaloes

Corbett would often use these to lure man-eaters into a line of sight or to get them to create drag marks that enable better tracking.

Bungalows

These are are a sort of one-story house created in India. Corbett often stayed in local ones when he was on the hunt.

Rifles

Corbett often discusses these and he prefers his 450/400.

Cooee

These are animal calls made from bushes.

Sahib

This is a salutation for Sir or a Britishman.

Shikari

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