Man-eaters of Kumaon Topics for Discussion

Jim Corbett (hunter)
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To the modern reader, Major Corbett's job hunting tigers may seem gruesome. To what extent did Corbett recognize the gruesomeness of his job?

What do you think of Corbett's ethical defenses of his actions?

What does Corbett's desire to give the man-eaters a "sporting chance" indicate about his attitude towards them?

Why does Corbett say that a tiger becomes a man-eater? Give two illustrations of this from the text.

Which of Corbett's personal qualities made him such an excellent hunter?

What is Corbett's ultimate justification for hunting the man-eaters?

Explain three of Corbett's common hunting tactics.

Provide a step-by-step guide for how Corbett hunted a man-eating tiger from first hearing about the tiger to the final kill.

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