Man-eaters of Kumaon - Chapter 3, The Chowgarh Tigers Summary & Analysis

Jim Corbett (hunter)
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Between December 15th, 1925 and March 21st, 1930, the Chowgarh Tiger creates a reign of terror. In February 1929, Major Corbett commits to killing it. The Chowgarh tiger has done more damage than the three man-eaters in Kumaon. The newest trails are too old, so Corbett tracks from the place the last person was killed. When he reaches Dalkania, he finds that the tiger has attacked a number of women just that morning. Corbett spends the day outlining the trail. He notes that often foliage and birds are useful aids in tracking a tiger; approaching him from behind is too dangerous when one has to enter dense jungle first. Corbett spends the second day marking out a trail as well. The next day he runs across a group of tigers that he narrowly avoids.

Corbett spends a third night in the jungle...

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