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Bones of the tiger; protecting the man-eaters of Nepal.

9781599214917

Bones of the tiger; protecting the man-eaters of Nepal.

Mishra, Hemanta R.

The Lyons Press

2010

243 pages

$16.95

Paperback

QL737

Over the 20th century, the number of tigers on the planet dropped precipitously, from more than 100,000 in 1900 to fewer than 3,500 at century's end. A leading wildlife biologist and conservationist, Mishra relates the story of Nepal's efforts to save its endangered tiger population--an effort that, despite many early successes, has foundered during the country's political upheavals of the past decade. Despite habitat destruction and fragmentation--and continuing problems with poachers--the author is optimistic about the tiger's future in Nepal and in other parts of its remaining range. Includes eight pages of color photos.

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