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Jim Corbett

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Edward James “Jim” Corbett was born in Nainital in the former United Provinces (current states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand) in India. He was a naturalist, writer, and hunter. He is of Irish ancestry and his father, William Christopher was a postmaster...

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The BBC had made a documentary on Jim Corbett titled The Man Eaters of India. A movie by IMAX titled India: Kingdom of the Tiger was made on him in 2002. Corbett's home in Chhoti Haldwani, Kaladhungi was converted into a museum. Jungle Lore is believed to be his autobiography while the Man Eaters of Kumaon was instantly popular in the UK and the US. The Indochinese Tiger breed has been renamed as Corbett's tiger or Panthera Tigris Corbetti. The Champawat Tiger in Champawat (the first tiger shot by Corbett) was responsible for killing 436 people. The man eater, the Leopard of Rudraprayag had victimized pilgrims for ten years until he was killed by Corbett. FW Champion and Corbett had worked towards the founding of India's first national park in the Kumaon Hills. It was initially called the Hailey National Park named after Lord Malcolm Hailey. It was later renamed to the Corbett National Park.

Books by Jim Corbett
Jim Corbett Omnibus by: Jim Corbett (ISBN : 9780195627626)
Man-Eaters of Kumaon, The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag, and The Temple Tiger and More..More Details

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Most of Jim Corbett\'s books contain collections of stories that recount adventures tracking and..More Details

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Jim Corbett was every inch a hero, something like a \"sahib\" Davy Crockett: expert in the ways of..More Details

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The last of Colonel Jim Corbett\'s books on his unique and enthralling hunting experiences in..More Details
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Notable Works:

Notable Works: Man-eaters of Kumaon,
The Man-eating Leopard of Rudraprayag,
My India,
Jungle Lore,
The Temple Tiger and more man-eaters of Kumaon,
Tree Tops