Man-eaters of Kumaon - Chapter 4, The Bachelor of Powalgarh Summary & Analysis

Jim Corbett (hunter)
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From 1920 to 1930, the most prized big-game trophy in the United Provinces is "The Bachelor of Powalgarh." One day in a glade near his house, Major Corbett sees the Bachelor, though he quickly disappears. He notes that, despite attempts to catch him, the Bachelor has never been fired at. The next winter, Corbett takes Wyndham, their Commissioner and tiger expert to see the Bachelor's home. They and their assistants find his pug tracks and find that the Bachelor is quite large.

A few days later, a runner tells Corbett that he has seen pug tracks of a very large tiger and the next day he and Robin set out to find the tracks. Corbett senses that the tiger is only a few minutes ahead of them. After moving a few dozen yards, Robin indicates that the Bachelor is...

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