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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
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Number of Pages57
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Open LibraryOL7603578M
ISBN 100618077049
ISBN 109780618077045
OCLC/WorldCa44509108

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  The Man-Eating Tigers of the Sundarbans by Sy Montgomery (HMH Books for Young Readers ) (). The Sundarbans Tiger Preserve is found on the Bay of Bengal between India and Bangladesh. Most of the world's tigers live there – and they have a taste for humans. Does anybody else remember Sher Khan from The Jungle Book?4/5.   THE MAN-EATING TIGERS OF SUNDARBANS User Review - Kirkus The author of The Snake Scientist (not reviewed) takes the reader along on another adventure, this time to the Bay of Bengal, between India 4/5(2). No one knows Man-Eating Tigers of Sundarbans is a mystery story, but it is also a story about science and myth, about people and tigers, and about different ways of seeing the natural world. Sy Montgomery traveled to Sundarbans searching for answers to the mysteries surrounding these tigers. Book Summary A tale about the author's trip to the flooded forest of the Sundarbans Tiger Reserve expels the myths and attempts to explain the science behind the behavior of the man-eating tigers.

The author of The Snake Scientist (not reviewed) takes the reader along on another adventure, this time to the Bay of Bengal, between India and Bangladesh to the Sundarbans Tiger Preserve in search of man-eating tigers. Beware, he cautions, "Your study subject might be trying to eat you!" The first-person narrative is full of helpful warnings: watch out for the estuarine crocodiles, "the most.   An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. The man-eating tigers of Sundarbans by Montgomery, Sy; Briggs, Eleanor, ill. Publication date Topics Tiger, Dangerous animals, Tiger Publisher Boston: Houghton Pages: _Spell of the Tiger: The Man-eaters of Sundarbans_ is an enjoyable and informative travelogue and work of popular nature writing by author Sy Montgomery. I found the book to be a fast read and it was good as some of her other nature writings, such as _Journey of the Pink Dolphins_/5. The Man-Eating Tigers of Sundarbans is a mystery story, but it is also a story about science and myth, about people and tigers, and about different ways of seeing the natural world. Sy Montgomery traveled to Sundarbans searching for answers to the mysteries surrounding these tigers.

Far more than through caste, tribe or religion, the Sundarbans islanders articulate their social locations and interactions by reference to the non-human world – the forest and its terrifying protagonist, the man-eating tiger. The book combines rich ethnography on a little-known region with contemporary theoretical insights to provide a new.   The Man-Eating Tigers of Sundarbans [Sy Montgomery] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Along the Bay of Bengal between India and Bangladesh stretches a strange and beautiful flooded forest. This enchanted forest is called the Sundarbans Tiger Reserve and is home to more tigers than anywhere else on earth. There are said to be some five hundred tigers here/5(10). Man-Eating Tigers of Sundarbans, Paperback by Montgomery, Sy; Briggs, Eleanor (PHT), ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US A tale about the author's trip to the flooded forest of the Sundarbans Tiger Reserve expels the myths and attempts to explain the science behind the behavior of the man-eating tigers which inhabit this mangrove swamp.   From the author of The Soul of an Octopus and bestselling memoir The Good Good Pig, a book that earned Sy Montgomery her status as one of the most celebrated wildlife writers of our time, Spell of the Tiger brings readers to the Sundarbans, a vast tangle of mangrove swamp and tidal delta that lies between India and Bangladesh. It is the only spot on earth where tigers routinely eat people 4/5(1).