The Secret Life of Tigers by Valmik ThaparThe Secret Life of Tigers by Valmik Thapar

The Secret Life of Tigers

byValmik ThaparIllustratorFateh Singh Rathore

Hardcover | August 1, 2008

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The Secret Life of Tigers documents the family life of three tigresses and their cubs at every stage of the cubs' development, from soon after birth to adulthood. The book records extraordinary discoveries about the lives of tigers, with the role of the father in the wild recorded for thefirst time. The enhanced second edition comes with a new preface by the author and latest information on the forest occupancy of tigers, co-predators, prey, and population estimates of tigers in India. Written in a lucid, story-telling style, and with twenty-four outstanding colour plates, this bookwill enthrall all animal lovers and those interested in the conservation of wildlife.

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Valmik Thapar is an internationally celebrated tiger and wildlife conservationist. He is the author of fourteen books on tigers. Fateh Singh Rathore has spent over four decades working with Ranthambhore's tigers and the wildlife of Rajasthan.
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Title:The Secret Life of TigersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:116 pagesPublished:August 1, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195697901

ISBN - 13:9780195697902

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second EditionPreface to the First EditionAuthor's Note to First EditionIntroductionThe Tigress and her CubsThe FatherA Tiger's KingdomGrowing UpIndependenceThe End of a CenturyPostscriptEpilogueFurther Reading