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Man-eaters of Kumaon Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 8, The Pipal Pani Tiger Summary

Jim Corbett (hunter)
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Chapter 8, The Pipal Pani Tiger Summary and Analysis

Major Corbett tells us of a tiger, no more than a year of age, whose pug marks he tracks down. He sees the cub in January and decides to wait for it around a chital kill. Near sunset, the cub appears in front of the kill and Corbett shoots at him, missing only by a hair. The next winter, he sees the cub several times. Later the cub finds a mate. One day, Corbett tracks down both tigers and finds them asleep, but a bird wakes them up and he misses his shot.

After a week, the tiger splits with his mate and no longer permits Corbett to visit his kills and in the next March, the tiger kills his first adult buffalo. He is able to track the tiger through its drag marks, though it wounds...

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