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Ger and the wider history of how humans ncroaching on tiger territory lead to this tragedy with 436 dead humans and one dead tiger This was a really interesting history book that looked into the history of tigers generally why this tiger became a problem how the villagers responded how the colonial authorities responded and how attitudes towards tigers changed over time I found this an Fresh Water eye opening book giving all sides of the story NO BEAST SO FIERCE was just an incrediblyngrossing and captivating book Author Dane Huckelbridge breaths life into a fascinating story that happened over 100 years ago This is the tale of the Chumpawat man ater a tigress that was responsible for killing 436 people in northern India and Nepal between "1900 1907 THE TIGRESS WAS EVENTUALLY "1907 The #Tigress Was Eventually And Killed By Jim #was ventually and killed by Jim outside the town of Chumpawat in May of 1907 Over the next few decades Corbett became famous for his skill in tracking down man From Notes to Narrative: Writing Ethnographies That Everyone Can Read eating tigers and leopards He was of Irish descent but was born and raised among the Kumaoni people in Nainital Jim Corbett was an amazingnigmatic man who like the indigenous Tharu people of NE India held the tiger in spiritual steem He later championed fforts to help save this magnificent apex predator from Doris Salcedo extinction Corbett worked diligently to helpstablish preserves where the tiger would be forever safe and protected The Jim Corbett National Park in India is named in his honor Another critical aspect presented by Huckelbridge in this book deals with the political and social history of India particularly in the 19th century When the British Twelve Days of Pleasure established The East India Company colonialism soon followed and India was forever transformed It is a common tale of greed and power in which India s jungle forests were cleared for timber and farming Any conseuentialffects on the natural world weren t Gods Choice even given a second thought Tigers were looked upon as dangerous and therefore needed to bexterminated by the English to make the lives of all Indian people safer and better The British would not be satisfied until all of the forests were cleared thus destroying the habitat for tigers and their prey animals as well Much as the Anglo Saxons had Gustave Caillebotte: The Painter's Eye eradicated wolves and bears in Britain centuries ago the English would notnd their war on India s natural Grand Illusion: The Third Reich, the Paris Exposition, and the Cultural Seduction of France environments until they became profitable and properly civilized So it came to pass through loss of habitat and prey species that the number of fatal tiger attacks on humans increased dramatically toward thend of the nineteenth century and on into the arly twentieth century uite often injured tigers also turned to man ating to survive Unlike the Tharu people of the Terai Lowlands who lived symbiotically with the animals and natural resources in a vast area Europeans had no intention of doing so and failed to understand the magnitude of their actions in the name of progress Thankfully in recent years it actually appears that Asian tiger populations are slowly on the riseNo beast so fierce but knows some touch of pity But I know none and therefore am no beast William Shakespeare Written in an Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild engaging style this is primarily anxtended journalistic piece on the life and times of the Champawat tigress Incorporating a wide ranging investigation into the history of the area the book considers how and why this particular tiger turned man Hard Bread (Phoenix Poets eater while attempting toxplain the wider pattern of tiger attacks right up to the present day It s clear that the research is both detailed and Electromyography for Experimentalists extensive but the language and style often veer towards sensationalismspecially during imagined and reported scenes of predation What saves the book is author s refusal to turn the tiger into a monster Her story is one of limited choices injury degradation of habitat loss of prey A man made disaster There s a sadness to it all for those affected by desperate tigers and for the animals themselves pressed into Forgetful of Their Sex: Female Sanctity and Society, ca. 500-1100 ever closer contact with humans It s notable that the man who finally killed the Champawat tiger Jim Corbett on whose memoir this book is based became a leading name in tiger conservation playing a significant role instablishing the first Indian National park which was named after him The sligh. Ter was dispatched to stop the now legendary man ater before it struck againAt the turn of the twentieth century as British rule of India tightened and bounties were placed on tigers' heads a tigress was shot in the mouth by a poacher Injured but alive it turned from its usual hunting habits. ,
I am glad I have read No Beast So "FIERCE THE TERRIFYING TRUE STORY OF THE CHAMPAWAT TIGER "The Terrifying True Story of the Champawat Tiger Deadliest Animal in History by Dane Huckelbridge so I am willing to give it three stars I will xplain both what I like and what I don t like I definitely do prefer John Vaillant s The Tiger A True Story of Vengeance and Survival It is also about a vengeful man Runaway Wedding eating tiger OK they are different so sure go ahead and read both You learn different things One is a Bengali tiger the other an Amur tiger One plays out in India and Nepal the other in Russia s Far EastDane Huckelbridge s book gives background information about tigers in general their natural habitats feeding patterns physical and behavioral attributes their origins and the myths that have risen up around them It speaks of the different kinds of tigers that havexisted and those that still Wicked Loving Lies exist today Encroachment of their habitats anver diminishing uantity of prey and La heredera del mar ecological changes wrought by man have led to decimation of the species An accusatory finger is pointed at man The book comes to focuses on one particular tigress one that became a manater humans became the tigress prey By providing historical background the book shows very clearly how this came to be and it shows why we human beings are at fault and thus why we must mend our ways By looking in depth at one particular tigress who killed a huge number of people and by putting the vents in an historical perspective the cause and ffect process becomes crystal clear Statistics and data are rigorously documented All of this I have liked I must mention though that at times the author repeats himself and oversimplifies This happens at the beginning than at The End Of The end of the At the beginning he tells us that tigers are big fast strong and smart Oh really It sounds at this point that the author is speaking to a class of kids As the telling continues the author fills out with interesting details about the English in India for xample About the man who ventually outsmarted and killed the Champawat tigress Be patient I found particularly interesting the historical information about the Tharus people living in Terai the wetlands grasslands at the foothills of the Himalayas OK so the presentation of facts
Is Clear And The Information Provided Is Interesting However Whenclear and the information provided is interesting However when author turns to the chase and the final killing of the tigress the telling switches style and tries to become an xciting suspenseful adventure tale The author goes overboard His words now are meant to incite fear and horror To make matters worse he abruptly interrupts the telling and retreats into the revelation of historical facts I see this as a ploy to increase suspense and I do not like it I listened to an audiobook read by Corey Snow In the sections he deems to be the xciting parts he dramatizes and he does it in spades I do not like this I have given his performance two stars because in those parts when he uits with his overdramatization the reading is fine You clearly hear what he saysIt has been difficult for me to separate the audiobook performance from the book itself but I do think I have managed to distinguish between the two I do not like narrators to overdramatize When both Huckelbridge switches to the adventure tale style of writing and Snow to his dramatization mode I had difficulty Aramaic Bowl Spells: Jewish Babylonian Aramaic Bowls Volume One enjoying the book Tiger s gonna do what Tiger s gonna do Basically that was whatach chapter covered Can t imagine what living in those communities must have been like for those people who had no choice about sending kids to get water girls needing to walk through forests to work fathers hunting food for dinner and none returning in the hundreds I love sharks and reading about sharks planning my TV watching around shark weekwell this book showed me I m missing the land part of that obsession however I think it is simply because we have so few of them left so scary Once limiting boundries are abolished no reason to hold backBook probably went on a little longer than it needed to but otherwise a startling read I am unaware of tigers in our neighborhood but I ve been diligent about checking Xenophon And His World (Historia Einzelschriften) every lock since reading this book A fascinating history of a manating ti. A true account of the deadliest animal of all time and the hunter on its trailNepal c 1900 The single deadliest animal in recorded history began stalking humans moving like a phantom through the lush foothills of the HimalayasAs the death toll reached an astonishing 436 lives a young local hun.
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expansion specially into lands previously occupied by such predators is obvious and remains problematic with tigerespecially into lands previously occupied by such predators is obvious and remains problematic with tiger an increasingly likely outcome In xplaining this process and the resulting humantiger conflict in terms of human habitation colonialism and Groove: An Aesthetic of Measured Time ecological mismanagement rather than any innate predatory desire for human flesh the book aims primarily for understanding of our own failures and the ways in which they might affect the world we share That the author strays into creativembellishment for the sake of a good story might well affect the reading but hopefully the book will inspire people to find out about how we can work towards a One Wild Weekend effective means of coexistence with these beautifuldeadly animals before they are gone forever ARC via Netgalley The true story of a Bengal tiger that killed over 400 people in Nepal and India a little over 100 years ago I had no idea of howfficient a killing machine tigers are and how many people they have killed over the years One instant you are standing at the Forgetful of Their Sex edge of the woods and the next the tiger is already sprinting away with another victim in its mouth Chilling All set within the backdrop of the Indian subcontinent and the changes over the years leading to human deaths Nonfiction fans willat this one up Sorry for the bad pun I Naturally Naughty Wicked Willing enjoyed learning about the history of the area and how it and the inhabitants and how they lived changed through the years I also liked how the political changes and of course of colonization and the detrimentalffect on the people and tigers of this region The Hindus revered the tiger many of the Gods they worshiped were pictured on or with a tiger Hunting tigers was once the privilege of only the royalty and this changed uickly with colonization where bounties were placed on the tiger Within gift years 80000 of them would be killedThe tiger in this book this killer of men when usually humans are not their prey is said to have killed over 400 men and women What made this tiger decide to go after humans That too is F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby explained as is the backstory and present story of Corbett the man who decides to take on the challenge of killing this tigerSo far so good but I had problems with the narration The narrator Corey Snow tended to over dramatize at key places in the book Stressing certain words andnding chapters in a manner given to fiction thrillers The hunt itself was thrilling Walled (The Line, enough and didn t need anymbellishments One of my main gripes in non fiction is repetition and there is uite a bit of that here Cruel Attachments: The Ritual Rehab of Child Molesters in Germany especially of what a tiger can do to its prey Also dont like when an author puts thought ornters suppositions on what was "said and done he ven did this with "and done He ven did this with tiger telling us what the tiger was thinking and whyI am glad I read this the history of the region is one of which I had little So this was good but could have been better That when it comes to truly behaving as a beast to killing wantonly and without reason it is our kind not theirs that is the fiercer of the two I won this book through a giveaway in xchange for an honest reviewTechnically I won a different book but the publisher had some issue and wasn t able to send out the books to the giveaway winners but didn t want to leave them mpty handed so instead sent this book This was a wonderfully written nonfiction book about the Champawat Tiger Honestly I didn t actually think I would finish it I figured I would just kind of skim itHowever that was not the case I actually really njoyed it Not to mention I learned uite a bit too which is always a great feeling
After Reading A Book Ireading a book I for the animals DNF d 35% This just isn t doing anything for me The author presents a lot of scenarios in a play by play manor ven telling what people are thinking and then at the nd will say roughly I m guessing something like this happened at some point Very frustrating to read The writing was also not ngaging Maybe I ll revisit this interesting topic from another author in the future but I wont be picking this back up. To One Giant Leap easier prey humans For the next seven years this man made killer terrified locals growing bolder withvery kill Colonial authorities desperate for help finally called upon Jim Corbett a then unknown railroad mployee of humble origins who had grown up hunting game through the hills of Kuma. .