The End of a Trail: The Cheetah in India

Paperback | April 1, 2002

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This is a study of the cheetah, now extinct in India, through the ages of Indian history. The product of a decade of extensive research, this is the only work which traces the history and ecology of an animal species from the pre-historic period to recent times. Using a range of sources, fromprehistoric cave paintings to oral testimony, it provides a comprehensive account of the animal's interaction with man through the ages, charting its path to extinction and exploring the possibility of its reintroduction in India.

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This is a study of the cheetah, now extinct in India, through the ages of Indian history. The product of a decade of extensive research, this is the only work which traces the history and ecology of an animal species from the pre-historic period to recent times. Using a range of sources, fromprehistoric cave paintings to oral testimony...

Divyabhanusinh is at Species Survival Commision of International Union for Conversation.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 9.49 × 7.24 × 0.75 inPublished:April 1, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195658914

ISBN - 13:9780195658910

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Table of Contents

PrefaceSpots and RosettesA Search Through Antiquity: From Prehistoric to Classical RecordsCheetah in Sanskrit and Pre-Mughal RecordsAt the Court of the Great MughalsTowards Extinction Under British RuleInto the republic and OblivionOn trapping, Training, Treatment of and Hunting with CheetahsCheetahs from Africa and IndiaCheetahs of Africa and AsiaStatus of the Cheetah in AsiaExtinction and Reintroduction: Causes and ProspectsEpilogueAppendicesMapsBibliographyIndex