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Man Eaters and Other Odd People

by Mayne Reid

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • History,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Sociology - General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8061567M
    ISBN 100766180018
    ISBN 109780766180017

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      Including some that are themselves known to be man-eaters, such as various species of sharks. A six foot land-adapted hairless ape with exceptionally poor swimming ability (relative to their normal prey of fish and marine mammals) and pathetic dive endurance, should be just about the easiest kill in the world for an orca. From great white sharks off the coast of California, to lions roaming the plains of Africa or crocodiles swimming the rivers of South America, this world has its fair share of man-eaters. These man-eating predators present a clear and present danger physically. But what is true physically is also true spiritually. Sin is predatory in nature and crouches outside the door of our.


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$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first. Publisher: Book on Demand Ltd. ISBN Author: Mayne, Reid ISBN Title: The man-eaters and other odd people Item Condition: New. Man-Eater: The Life and Legend of an American Cannibal follows the life of Alfred Packer as best it can manage.

This man lived at the tail end of the 19th century, fought in the civil war, worked as a tracker, had horrible epilepsy, and ultimately may have murdered and eaten five of his travelling companions in the Colorado mountains/5.

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Lovell Co., c) (page images at. _Man Eaters Motel_ is a fun, quirky, entertaining book about Kenya, or perhaps more specifically, the railroad that created it. "To appreciate fully Kenya's enormous success," wrote author Denis Boyles, "it must be seen in the odd manner in which it was achieved." Kenya was essentially almost accidentally created/5(4).

A scarce book for those who hunt rare books. The Man-Eaters and Other Odd People, A Popular Description of Singular Races of Man” takes on all races from all continents from Patagonia to the Texan frontier.

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The Man Eaters And Other Odd People. Get this from a library. The man-eaters and other odd people: a popular description of singular races of man. [Mayne Reid]. The rather sedate display doesn't quite convey the history of these two animals. They are the infamous Tsavo man-eaters, two lions accused of killing and eating as many as men in Kenya in Man-Eaters of Kumaon is a book written by hunter-naturalist Jim Corbett.

It details the experiences that Corbett had in the Kumaon region of India from the s to the s, while hunting man-eating Bengal tigers and Indian leopards. One tiger, for example, was responsible for over human deaths.

Man-Eaters of Kumaon is the best known of Corbett's books and. Interior art from Man-Eaters # Art by Elise McCall, colors by Rachelle Rosenberg, letters by Joe Caramagna.

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PEOPLE; Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Full text of "Man Eaters Of Kumaon" See other formats. From great white sharks off the coast of California, to lions roaming the plains of Africa or crocodiles swimming the rivers of South America, this world has its fair share of man-eaters.

These man-eating predators present a clear and present danger physically. But what is true physically is also true spiritually. Sin is predatory in nature and crouches outside the door of. Man-eating leopards are a small percentage of all leopards, but have undeniably been a menace in some areas; one leopard in India killed over people.

Jim Corbett was noted to have stated that unlike tigers, which usually became man-eaters because of infirmity, leopards more commonly did so after scavenging on human corpses.

In the area that Corbett knew well, dead. In the book, Corbett includes the stories of killing man-eaters in Champawat, Chowgarh, Powalgarh, Mohan, Kanda, Pipal and Thak.

Man-Eaters of Kumoan contains an author's note, nine chapters and a glossary full of Kumaon jargon. The author's note explains why and how tigers become man-eaters and the reason that Corbett has to kill them.

The entirety of “Man-Eaters” #3 has a scrapbook-like quality to its artwork, alternating between drawn illustrations like those of Niemczyk’s already mentioned and actual real-life photographs, such as those of female hygiene equipment, photograph clips to hold into a book, or still screenshots of a newsperson on a television.

In Man-Eaters, a horrifying study of the world's most dangerous predatory animals and their human trophies, author Michael Bright unleashed hundreds of gruesome true stories about savage, flesh-eating predators and their human prey to shock the unshockable.

If you think we're at the top of the food chain, think : St. Martin''s Publishing Group. This is another of Sir Jim Corbett's thrilling works. Before reading 'Man Eaters of Kumaon', i had read 'Man Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag', and i feel i should have reviewed that book with 5 Stars, and not 4.

Both the books are magnificent and give an adrenaline rush/5(). Buy a cheap copy of Man-Eaters of Kumaon book by Jim Corbett. Jim Corbett was every inch a hero, something like a sahib Davy Crockett: expert in the ways of the jungle, fearless in the pursuit of man-eating big cats, and Free shipping over $Cited by:   (, AM) Ba Ba Lou Wrote: pckts.

In the book "Big Cats Kingdom Of Might" (Look throughout the tiger section) there was a man-eating tigress called "The Champawat" tigress who killed OVER people in a 8 year period, before she was finally tracked and killed by the famed hunter named I think Patterson.Man-eater synonyms.

Top synonyms for man-eater (other words for man-eater) are cannibal, ogre and anthropophagite.