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  • Jim Corbett

    A well-known hunter, environment conservationist, Jim Corbett is known throughout the world for killing man eating leopards and tigers. The story talks about his favorite hunting companion Robin, his faithful spaniel dog, who was trained to accompany Jim Corbett during hunts of man-eating tigers. Robin assisted Jim almost in all the major hunts in various ways. However in one incidence Robin himself was in trouble. This story depicts a beguiling encounter of Robin and a leopard where Jim Corbett saves his Robin from the leopard. Recorded in the Indian language Marathi. Narrated by Sachin Khedekar and Ketaki...read more

  • Jim Corbett

    The tigers of Chowghad were a pair of man-eating Bengal tigress and her sub-adult cub, which for over a five-year period killed a reported 64 people in eastern Kumaon over an area spanning 1,500 square miles (3,900 square km). The tigress was attacking humans initially alone, but later she was assisted by her sub-adult cub. This is a story of a terrible man-eating tigress who had maximum number of preys on her name. Jim Corbett took almost one and half years to kill her. The terror of this female tiger was so much that the entire village was horrified. There are various villagers who also appear in the story which shows us the deep understanding Jim had of the surroundings and the human...read more

  • Jim Corbett

    This is one of the most favorite stories of Jim Corbett himself. The Thak man-eater was a female Bengal tiger who killed and ate four human victims (two women, two men) between September and November 1938. She was operating in Kumaon, at the Nepalese border, between the villages Thak, Chuka, Kot Kindri and Sem. This was the last man-eater killed by Corbett. The story about Thak man-eater is known as one of the most dramatic stories about man-eating animals. Before Jim Corbett began his mission, he had declared that if he could not kill the man-eater in seven days, he would hand over the task to someone else. On the seventh day evening he failed in his job. However the last minute tricks,...read more

  • Jim Corbett

    You're no idiot, of course.  You know all golfers should follow the rules and play nice with others.  But sometimes you get so focused on your game that you leave your manners - and your rulebook - in the clubhouse... The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Golf Rules and Etiquette will help you master the finer points of golf culture.  In this Pocket Idiot's Guide, you get: An overview of complex rules that govern a round of golf.Clear explanations of links etiquette that every golfer should know.Down-to-earth advice on dressing properly and loading your golf bag correctly.Tips on repairing ball marks, dealing with lost balls, and recovering from golfing...read more