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Tigers In Red Weather

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Tigers In Red Weather by Ruth Padel
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When Ruth Padel saw an advert for a cheap break to India, she decided to visit what she had always wanted to see: tropical jungle and a wildlife sanctuary. Her impromptu trip was the start of a remarkable two-year journey in search of that most elusive and beautiful animal: the tiger. Armed with her granny's opera glasses and a pair of Tunisian trainers, she sets off across Asia to ask the question: can the tiger be saved from extinction in the wild? Plunging into leech-infested jungles, she tracks tigers by jeep, by elephant and on foot, from Bangladesh to Bhutan, from China to far-east Russia. The result is a unique blend of natural history, travel literature and memoir, and an intimate portrait of an animal we have loved and feared almost to destruction.

Author Biography

Ruth Padel is an award-winning poet, journalist and broadcaster -- and the great-great-granddaughter of Charles Darwin. She lives in North London with her daughter.
Release date NZ
October 5th, 2006
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Integrated: 4, int b/w
Imprint
Abacus
Pages
448
Dimensions
131x196x30
ISBN-13
9780349116983
Product ID
1688891

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