Tiger Moon: Tracking the Great Cats in Nepal

Paperback | June 1, 2002

byFiona Sunquist

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Tiger Moon is the powerful, poetic story of the Sunquists' two years studying tigers in Nepal—traveling by elephant, avoiding a rhino attack, and learning to recognize individual tigers by roar. A new afterword tells the story of promising efforts to reconnect fractured Nepalese tiger habitats.

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Tiger Moon is the powerful, poetic story of the Sunquists' two years studying tigers in Nepal—traveling by elephant, avoiding a rhino attack, and learning to recognize individual tigers by roar. A new afterword tells the story of promising efforts to reconnect fractured Nepalese tiger habitats.

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Tiger Moon is the powerful, poetic story of the two years Fiona and Mel Sunquist spent studying tigers in Nepal-traveling by elephant, avoiding a rhino attack, and learning to recognize individual tigers by roar. A new afterword tells the story of a promising effort to reconnect fractured Nepalese and Indian tiger habitats by developin...

Fiona Sunquist is a science writer and photographer, and for fifteen years she was a roving editor for International Wildlife Magazine.Mel Sunquist is an associate professor in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Together they are the authors of Florida: The Ecotravellers' Wild...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:187 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:June 1, 2002Publisher:University Of Chicago PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0226779971

ISBN - 13:9780226779973

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Table of Contents

Prologue
1The Mountains Had Wings
2 Catching a Tiger
3 Chitwan, Then and Now
4 Tracking the Tigers
5 The Mauling
6 Grass Cutters
7 Views from a Hide
8 Tiger Moon
9 The Roaring Tigress
10 A Boat Journey
11 Luxury in the Jungle
12 Last Days in Chitwan
Acknowledgments
Glossary of Nepali Terms
The Large Mammals of Chitwan
References
Index