The Illustrated Tigers of India Valmik Thapar

ISBN: 9780195691702

Published: March 1st 2008

Hardcover

114 pages


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The Illustrated Tigers of India  by  Valmik Thapar

The Illustrated Tigers of India by Valmik Thapar
March 1st 2008 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 114 pages | ISBN: 9780195691702 | 10.26 Mb

Once respected, feared, and revered across the length and breadth of the Indian subcontinent where it roamed in majestic arrogance, the tiger in India is today an endangered species with its numbers dwindling alarmingly. In this situation the effortsMoreOnce respected, feared, and revered across the length and breadth of the Indian subcontinent where it roamed in majestic arrogance, the tiger in India is today an endangered species with its numbers dwindling alarmingly.

In this situation the efforts of Valmik Thapar, one of Indias foremost tiger conservationists, and others like him are isolated voices in the wilderness. The first section discusses the origins of the tiger and provides interesting sidelights on tiger subspecies and global distribution. The core of the book, The Life of the Tiger, explores the childhood, adolescence, and adulthood of the Indian tiger and includes excerpts from writings by other tiger experts. The section The Future of the Tiger discusses the crisis of the tiger today and links this to the cult of the tiger.



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