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Treasures of Indian wildlife

Author: Ashok S Kothari; B F Chhapgar; Bombay Natural History Society.
Publisher: Mumbai [India] : Bombay Natural History Society, ©2005.
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Treasures of Indian wildlife.
Mumbai, [India] : Bombay Natural History Society, ©2005
(OCoLC)607872117
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ashok S Kothari; B F Chhapgar; Bombay Natural History Society.
ISBN: 0195677285 9780195677287
OCLC Number: 62499260
Notes: Sequel to Salim Ali's India.
Description: 216 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 34 cm
Contents: Banian tree, the pride of Hindostan / James Forbes --
The Manpoora tiger : about a tiger hunt in Rajpootanah / "Royal Tiger" --
Baug! Baug! Baug! / Sir John Day --
Gond fable of Singbaba --
The oppression of man / S. Eardley-Wilmot --
A forest fire / S. Eardley-Wilmot --
Tigers of Salsette Island / James Forbes --
Goruckpore Terai, where tigers were "plentiful as blackberries" : before the march of civilization made inroads on their domains / "Fleetwood" --
Wounded tigers, panthers, and bears / Reginald Gilbert --
The Indian wild boar as grazier / A.K. Nelson --
Khedda : elephant trapping / "Master Edward" --
Lion hunt in Hurriana / "Quondam" --
The past and present distribution of the lion in India / N.B. Kinnear --
An adventure with a cobra de Capella / "Miles" --
The poisonous snakes of the Bombay Presidency / H.M. Phipson --
A giant squid attacking a ship --
Wildlife around Cambay and Ahmedabad : during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries when tigers used to enter the city limits of Ahmedabad and lions were found near Cambay / James Campbell --
Sport and natural history around Deesa in northern Gujarat / Capt. C.G. Nurse --
Vanishing wildlife of Panchmahals / James Campbell --
Trees and plants of Rewa Kantha / James Campbell --
Khandesh, a stronghold of wild beast / James Campbell --
Wildlife of Jalpaiguri District / John F. Gruning --
A visit to Narcondam / B.B. Osmastron --
Gleanings [from the Society's Journal].
Responsibility: edited by Ashok S. Kothari and Boman F. Chhapgar.
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