Tiger Moon

Tracking the Great Cats in Nepal

Fiona Sunquist and Mel Sunquist

Tiger Moon

Fiona Sunquist and Mel Sunquist

187 pages | 71 halftones | 6 x 9 | © 1988, 2002
Paper $26.00 ISBN: 9780226779973 Published June 2002
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.
Contents
Prologue
1The Mountains Had Wings
2Catching a Tiger
3Chitwan, Then and Now
4Tracking the Tigers
5The Mauling
6Grass Cutters
7Views from a Hide
8Tiger Moon
9The Roaring Tigress
10A Boat Journey
11Luxury in the Jungle
12Last Days in Chitwan
Acknowledgments
Glossary of Nepali Terms
The Large Mammals of Chitwan
References
Index
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