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Man-eaters of Kumaon - Chapter 2, Robin Summary & Analysis

Jim Corbett (hunter)
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Chapter 2, Robin Summary and Analysis

Major Corbett never intends to recruit his gun dog Pincha. Over the past thirteen years, he proves invaluable. Corbett rechristens him Robin. Corbett starts training him for the hunt immediately. After hunting season ends, Robin and Corbett spend the summer on the hills, with Robin learning many valuable lessons. It later turns out that his heart is weak from malnutrition at a young age, so Corbett can only take him out after big game. They often follow tracks together, with Robin tracking when they enter the jungle. When Corbett misses a kill shot, Robin often is able to distract the enraged animals. Robin only abandons him once, and that is the story of the chapter.

One day Robin and Corbett are hunting a leopard; Corbett has shot him but missed his heart. They then track the leopard's blood trail but the leopard escapes...

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